Q1. What's Your Style?
How well do you know yourself? What is your favorite way of learning? What kind of information or type of classroom do you find easy or challenging for learning?
In this Quest, you will use a data collection tool to learn more about yourself and different personality types. You will learn about the strengths and struggles of the different types. Knowing more about your own personality style can help you be more productive at school. Start by watching the introduction video from Wellcast to learn about the popular test millions of Americans are using.
At the end of this Thing you will select a digital tool to create an artifact that represents your life as a digital learner and list some technology tools that may be helpful for you own personality style.
I Can Statements
- use a technology tool to collect data about my preferences as a learner
- analyze and use data to understand strengths and struggles of different personality types
- reflect on my own learning style
Extrovert (E): A person who focuses outward into the world, and gets energy from interactions with others.
Feeling (F): A person that goes with the gut, letting emotions guide decisions.
Introvert (I): A person who focuses inward, into his/her own thoughts, and gets energy by being alone.
Intuition (N): A person who mainly believes information that he or she receives from the internal or imaginative world.
Judging (J): A person who organizes his or her life by making a plan and sticking to it.
Myers-Briggs Personality Styles: Personality styles based on a theory by a famous Psychiatrist (Dr. Carl Jung) about personality styles or preferences.
Perceiving (P): A person who keeps plans to a minimum and is always open to changing them.
Sensing (S): A person who mainly believes information that he or she receives directly from the external world.
Thinking (T): A person who analyzes all the details and uses logic to make decisions.
Play the Vocabulary Game below to practice the Key Vocabulary.
You can change the Quiz mode to Match, Test, Learn, Flash Cards, Spell using the selection list at the bottom right of the activity that says "Choose a Study Mode." Direct Link
- Download or copy the 3.Q1 Student Planning Document. Save this document to your File Space to be updated as you work through the Quests.
- Watch the Wellcast video introduction at the top of this page about personality types.
Focus for viewing
- What do you think are your 4 personality types?
- Take a variation of the Myers Briggs Personality Test on the Truity website to find out which of the 16 four-letter personality types seem to describe you best.
- The test takes 12-15 minutes to complete.
- Use the "Next Page" link to proceed through the pages of the test?
- You can use a print-screen option on your device to capture and save your results or one of the following:
- Open your 3.Q1 Student Planning Document and follow the directions in Activity 1 to fill in the table for your 4-letter Personality Type Code.
- For Activity 2, open the content box below to continue.
Personality Type Strengths and Struggles
Below are 8 Images showing the Strengths and Struggles common for each type (I, E, S, N, T, F, J, P).
Directions: Locate the 4 images below that match your 4-letter Personality Type. Copy & paste each one into your Activity 2 Personality Types and Struggles found in your Q3.1 Student Planning Document and answer the questions after each section.
Completing this Quest
To complete this Quest your planning document will include:
- the 4 personality type images with Strengths and Struggles and your answers to the Reflection Questions. GREAT JOB!!!
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Competencies & Standards
MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and
1a Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1c Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.