The following document contains everything you need to get started with Learner Profiles. Suggested inventories and resoures are included by grade grouping. Section 1 - Getting Started...Read This First (really...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?
The first step to knowing how to teach your students best, is knowing how they learn best. You can complete several inventories for items such as:
Personality Colour (gold, green, blue, orange), Learning Style (auditory, visual, tactile), Myers Briggs, etc as well as learning preferences and interests and hobbies.
Help your students learn about themselves! This can also help them drive their own instruction and make good deicisions about their own learning.
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?
Some unique ways to get to know your new crew of students at the start of the year!
*geeky show and tell
*try a maker project to learn their creative process
*find out what they want to learn with a student leadership team
*tap into sense of wonder
This is a basic user profile that can be used with students or adults. This profile was used at the 2018 Sun West Triad Retreat.
"A fun learning resource that engages, informs, and guides students through higher education and career options."
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!
Differentiation Ideas by Multiple Intelligences & Bloom's Taxonomy
The following is a Professional Development on Differentiated Instruction & Personalized Learning following the PeBL Philosophy.
The PowerPoint presentation is narrated. Please look in the bottom right of each slide for the speaker icon and click it to hear the narration. The presentation will take approximately an hour to an hour and a half to go through depending on if you take time to do the activities within or not. Please allow at least one hour to work through it.
The presentation covers: differentiation, personalization, content, process, product, REORDER, pyramid of growth, transfer of responsibility, and much more!
There is also a note-taking outline available to download and print below. It is suggested that you do this before working through the presentation.
Help your students to get organized by keeping all their materials and resources for your subject in this digital portfolio. The downloadable template provides tips, tricks and lots of examples to get you and your students started documenting their learning journey. You provide the template to the students so they can implement what they have learned during the class, semester or year.
Create a free account (use your Google sign in) to have access to this great resource!
Information for both the teacher and student that can be used to guide and develop instructional plans and sequencing which leads to personalized learning opportunities based on choices of path, pace, place and time .
Being a student can challenge the hardiest of souls. At Everyday Power, you'll find tons of inspirational quotes, self-help articles, and thought-provoking questions that help you define what matters to you.
If you've ever wondered, "What do I love to do?" or "How can I be more positive?" or "How can I make a difference in the world?" you're sure to find something uplifting and motivational at Everyday Power.
This site will give you a quick run down of how to use Figjam and then it provides 20 great ideas for using Figjam in the classroom - including the templates to get started!
There is even a video to keep it very easy!
Tutorials are linked at the bottom of the site as well.
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.
Ditch That Textbook has tons of great ideas to support teachers in their busy classrooms. One of the many resources offered are FREE templates that will save time and engage students in their learning.To access these free templates (Google Slides and PowerPoint) head on over to https://ditchthattextbook.com/resources/templates or check out the individual sections included in this lesson.
- Arts Education
- Computer & Digital Technologies
- Emotional Wellness
- English Language Arts
- Health Education
- Indigenous Perspectives
- Mental Wellness
- Practical & Applied Arts
- Social Studies
- Material Type:
- Primary Source
- Sun West School Division
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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."