July 2009 Blog Posts
Did you know that Working Style Analysis (WSA) can:
· make you more efficient at your current job
· help you retain your current job by proving how suitable you are for the position you’re holding
· prove to a potential employer that you are the ideal candidate they’re looking for?
To find out how, please check this page next week...
... however, you can find a partial answer in this article.
· Why is it that the same group of students will behave perfectly with one teacher but act up in front of another one?
· Why are some classes notorious as “the bad” ones?
· What can the school do?
That’s 3 questions, but the answers all in Creative Learning’s special Style Assessment tools.
It’s all a matter of matches and mismatches. Every student has a unique Learning Style. Every class has a unique Group Profile. Every teacher has his or her unique Teaching Style. It’s as simple as that.
But how does it work, exactly?
While some principals use the teachers’ teaching style (TSA)...
Attention All Teachers
Do you know what Creative Learning’s best-kept secret is?
You won’t believe it.
It’s the good old Group Profile.
Group Profiles have been around for more than a decade, and yet our latest research shows that fewer than 30% of the teachers know how to use it to make their lives easier.
A group profile is a summary of all the learning strengths and flexibilities in your class. It explains what makes your pupils:
· Not do their homework
· Do poorly in tests
· Hand in their projects late
Creative Learning instruments for assessing Learning Styles identify 48 learning elements....
Question: I’ve heard that listening to music while studying helps children with their grades. Is that true?
Answer: It depends on the child’s Learning Style. Some students learn better in a quiet room. Others concentrate better in an environment with lots of background noise, such as the sounds of the city outside the window, the sounds of the family going about their routine tasks, the sound of soft music.
Have a look at a sample Learning Style Report to see it in action.
Question: So if my child’s Learning Style shows they have a strong preference for background noise, I should let...
"My Parents Won’t Let Me...."
Have you ever looked at Bebo, MySpace or Yahoo forums for youngsters? They are full of troubled teens and messages such as:
My parents don’t get me!
They won't let me have an ipod.
I hate homework!!!
Call it the Generation Gap, call it a perfectly normal domestic power struggle, call it what you will. But the fact is, arguments at home are neither pleasant nor constructive. They don’t help us raise our children and, in extreme cases, they may lead straight to the silent killer called stress.