NJEF Labels, Personality Tests, Learning Styles

What is the science behind personality tests and do they have a place in education? What about learning styles? Do they help children learn?

Have you ever been asked to take a personality test for a job? How have you seen these tests used in the classroom? What about Learning Styles? Are you a visual, auditory, reading/writing, or kinesthetic learner? How does using a curriculum that focuses on a student’s learning style affect their learning? What is the evidence behind these systems?

For understanding of context, you may want to take this short personality test before watching this video. Score how accurate you think it was and then proceed with the video: https://psych.fullerton.edu/mbirnbaum/psych101/LittleBig5B.htm

Show notes: https://www.greenschoolyards.org/