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Do the Core Values of the School and the Classroom Foster the Individuality of the Student?

Do the values of the school foster student individuality?

Most schools support particular values or behaviors.
Just as Confucius, Buddha, and Lao Tzu interpreted the essence of life in different ways, each providing a unique philosophical attitude – our educational institutions take different approaches to instructing our youth.
Diverse instructional approaches provide students with opportunities to learn and grow.

Do the values of the school foster student individuality?

Most schools support particular values or behaviors.
Just as Confucius, Buddha, and Lao Tzu interpreted the essence of life in different ways, each providing a unique philosophical attitude – our educational institutions take different approaches to instructing our youth.
Diverse instructional approaches provide students with opportunities to learn and grow.

Do the values of the school foster student individuality?

Most schools support particular values or behaviors.
Just as Confucius, Buddha, and Lao Tzu interpreted the essence of life in different ways, each providing a unique philosophical attitude – our educational institutions take different approaches to instructing our youth.
Diverse instructional approaches provide students with opportunities to learn and grow.

What are the values, qualities, and characteristics of your school?

Does your school have an approach that favors one particular personality style?
How well does your school support the individuality of all students?

Do the classroom values allow individuality in students?

The classroom environment is naturally a reflection of the teacher’s personality.
Learning to behave and perform well in diverse classroom environments is a valuable lesson in adaptation that contributes to a student’s well-being in adulthood.
This course will help you gain a greater understanding of how your natural perspectives, needs, values, and motivations may be similar to – or different from your students’.

Do the classroom values allow individuality in students?

The classroom environment is naturally a reflection of the teacher’s personality.
Learning to behave and perform well in diverse classroom environments is a valuable lesson in adaptation that contributes to a student’s well-being in adulthood.
This course will help you gain a greater understanding of how your natural perspectives, needs, values, and motivations may be similar to – or different from your students’.

Do the classroom values allow individuality in students?

The classroom environment is naturally a reflection of the teacher’s personality.
Learning to behave and perform well in diverse classroom environments is a valuable lesson in adaptation that contributes to a student’s well-being in adulthood.
This course will help you gain a greater understanding of how your natural perspectives, needs, values, and motivations may be similar to – or different from your students’.

What are the values, qualities, and characteristics of your classroom?

Do you tend to encourage behaviors that are in alignment with your own personal values?
Do you find it easier to trust students with your same style?
Are you naturally “on-guard” with students of a different style?

Support Student Individuality - Personality Styles

Do students feel safe to express their own individuality?
Although upbringing, nutrition, and other lifestyle situations all have an effect on behavior – a child’s personality style can be key in influencing the way he or she approaches the world, interacts with others, and responds to situations in the classroom.
Students have diverse needs, values, and ways of operating. As you well know, students can act out at different times for different reasons. Being able to recognize personality patterns in your students can provide clues when trouble may be heading your way.

Support Student Individuality - Personality Styles

Do students feel safe to express their own individuality?
Although upbringing, nutrition, and other lifestyle situations all have an effect on behavior – a child’s personality style can be key in influencing the way he or she approaches the world, interacts with others, and responds to situations in the classroom.
Students have diverse needs, values, and ways of operating. As you well know, students can act out at different times for different reasons. Being able to recognize personality patterns in your students can provide clues when trouble may be heading your way.

Support Student Individuality - Personality Styles

Do students feel safe to express their own individuality?
Although upbringing, nutrition, and other lifestyle situations all have an effect on behavior – a child’s personality style can be key in influencing the way he or she approaches the world, interacts with others, and responds to situations in the classroom.
Students have diverse needs, values, and ways of operating. As you well know, students can act out at different times for different reasons. Being able to recognize personality patterns in your students can provide clues when trouble may be heading your way.
Can you identify which personality style would stress for each reason listed below?
1. Lack of structure, disorganization, not starting on time
2. Being left out of activities or feeling abandoned
3. Having to wait, too much routine, no outlet for competitive spirit
4. Lack of privacy or autonomy
If you can’t tell right away, it will be easy by the end of this course.
Stress is often the result of a perceived values violation. When you understand the needs and values of your students you can form more realistic expectations of their behavior and respond in more resourceful ways.

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