Re: personality typing children
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A to Z Home's Cool: Assets 4 Learning
Most of the roughly one dozen fully annotated links presented here are to sites offering instruments for assessing "temperament" or "learning style" in children. Their philosophical bases vary; only a few of them are mentioned in the annotations given. ***
About Homeschooling: "Learning: How Do We Accomplish It?"
The links here are to a variety of resources related to learning theories. Included are essays and assessment tools related to various approaches to teaching, testing, and learning. About two dozen links are given in all, each one annotated. ****
Barbarian's Online Tests Page: Personality Tests
This index includes annotated links to over four dozen personality tests available online. Some are playful, some scholarly in their approach. A wide variety of theoretical approaches is reflected. While according to the site's master index a "minor friendly" index is in the works, this one contains links to some tests inappropriate for children. ****
RESOURCES: ASSESSMENT TOOLS
Smarterkids.Com: Learning Style Survey
This 3-5 minute webform-based survey is designed to give you an idea of your child's dominant learning style(s), according to Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences. Survey results include an explanation of each of the terms used and recommendations for ways to "teach to" each listed "style". ****
- RESOURCES: ASSESSMENT TOOLS
NC State University: Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire
I found a very interesting and helpful site that addresses Learning Styles pretty thoroughly. It's free and comes out of North Carolina State University and can be found at the [above] URL. After completing the Index of Learning Styles Questionaire, you'll receive a comprehensive feedback document with a fairly signifignant level of discussion as to strategies that can be employed based on the data.