To truly grow as professionals, it’s not only important to understand curriculum and the landscape of education, but also to realize how your unique wiring predisposes you to interact with students, authorities, parents, information, and policies.
By class time on Wednesday, (1) read this blurb about the test’s theory to understand the nature of this personality test and (2) take the personality test. Once you have taken the test, (3) respond (on your page) in a few paragraphs to these prompts:
- What personality type are you? Describe what that means (in a paragraph or two).
- What professional advantages does your personality type have for being a social studies teacher?
- What professional disadvantages does your personality type have for being a social studies teacher?
Take this 1) Disc Test & 2) Personality Test and post a concise statement of your results for each test on your page by class on Wednesday. These tools will help you think about who you are in a concrete and scientific way and to consider how you might operate in professional settings and organizations.
We’ll explore developing your ‘ethos’ in a professional setting further throughout the year, but this will be immediately practical for our experiences and reflections!
What’s the culture of the group? Do you feel like you have a place in it? How are tasks assigned? How do people communicate? Does the group’s culture differ from the larger organization’s culture? How do the DiSC styles of individuals in the group increase the group’s effectiveness?
Check out your group culture, talk it over with your group, & have someone prepared to be the reporter to the rest of the class. Sample Everything DiSC Group Report