The following document contains everything you need to get started with Learner Profiles. Suggested inventories and resoures are included by grade grouping. Students - your teachers will tell you what they want you to complete! Section 1 - Getting Started...Read This First Secton 2 - Kindergarten to Grade 2 Resources;Section 3 - Grade 3 to 5 Resources;Section 4 - Grade 6 to 9 Resources;Section 5 - Grade 10 to 12 Resources;Section 6 - How to Build a Learner Profile;Section 7 - Now What?
Student Learner Profiles
This collection features resources to help students (and their teachers and parents) gain an understanding of themselves as learners, and how they learn best.
Click "Take the test" in the bottom left corner to get started.
A short and quirky personality style test created by Adobe to showcase varieties of creativity.
The quiz will outline your creative strengths, untapped potential and your ideal way of contributing. For example "The Artist" has the strength of being able to bring ideas and concepts to life; but untapped is fearlessness in expression and this person make a good producer.
Types are the artist, thinker, adventurer, maker, producer, dreamer, innovator, and visionary. Each type includes a goofy animated character that represents the type, there is a description of each type, and who they work best with.
This would be a great addition to a learner profile, or to explore when examining creativity. We can all be creative - just in different ways. This is a great way to illustrate that and spark some rich discussion in your classroom!
One of the daily challenges of life is: “How do I get people—including myself—to do what I want?” The Four Tendencies framework makes this task much easier by revealing whether a person is an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel.
The Grit Scale was developed by Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania
The Grit Scale is used to identify traits that might predict success.
The complete test and more information is available in Angela Duckworth's book: “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance."
This is an online inventory based on the work of Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman. The quiz will determine preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global).
This site includes the inventory, explanations of each of the areas, FAQs, applications of the learning styles, interesting articles including one on "Understanding Student Differences", and the validity of learning styles is explored.
**Make sure you open the 4 page "Learning Styles and Strategies" link after you take the inventory. This includes insightful information on how you can use the results to help yourself!**
This package includes descriptions of all the items you may include in your learner profiles including: Enneagram Types, Myers Briggs. True Colours, MI and Learning Styles.
Learner Sketch Tool. The Learner Sketch Tool (LST) is an online tool designed to provide learners with a personalized profile and strategies to improve learning outcomes, and educators with information and strategies for strengths-based conversations that support every learner's growth and success.
PLEASE ALSO SEE THE LEARNER PROFILE COLLECTION TO ASSIST YOU IN BUILDING FULL LEARNER PROFILES FOR YOUR STUDENTS. Click "Discover" then "Collections" to find this collection. Consider including learning styles, personality types, strengths, prefernces, etc.
This document will provide students with their strengths and suggest ways to learn and consolidate their learning based on their multiple intelligences.
It is important to know your learners, and for learner's to know themselves if they are to learn successfully. Knowing how you learn best (with your eyes, ears or hands) will greatly help students do their best learning!
Having a variety of inventories makes it easier to revisit this each year without having to do the same inventory over and over.
This includes online and printable inventories as well as tips for studying and a student-led discussion activity are included.
This assessment allows students and adults to explore if their mindset is fixed or a growth mindset.
This information could be useful when developing learner profiles for students.
This information could help provide the information needed to shift students from a fixed to a growth mindset in your classroom.
Students can colour what they enjoy!
This test takes about 12 minutes and will tell you your Myers Briggs personality type.
(Introverted or extroverted etc)
Explore careers for your personality type and personalities more prominent in different areas of the world.