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Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology1 Personalities Do you have one?
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology2 Right hemisphere (Intuitive) Left hemisphere (Logical)
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology3 Phlegmatic Sanguine Melancholic Choleric Four quadrants In simple terms, the left hemisphere specializes in logical, analytical, sequential processes while the right hemisphere does the intuitive, emotional, visual thinking. This is further subdivided into the cerebral and limbic centers. This is not new and basically every personality system since the early Greeks (first written record) has used four basic temperaments or personalities. You have one temperament or a combination of two (not three).
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology4 Personality systems
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology5 Phlegmatic Sanguine Melancholic Choleric Another system
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology6 Phlegmatic Sanguine Melancholic Choleric And another
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology7 Choleric (Right Cerebral): These people are usually quite good at idea generation and in making "quantum leaps" necessary to brainstorm and solve difficult problems. They usually see things others don't and in a team situation often say, "Let's look at this problem in a different way." Sanguine (Right Limbic): People with a strong dominance in this quadrant maybe excellent facilitators in the group process. They regard interpersonal skills as their strongest and they supply the "glue" that keeps the group working harmoniously together. In a team situation they often ask, "What do you think of the idea?" Melancholic (Left Limbic): These individuals may be excellent in defining the problem and in assisting with implementation. They may also pursue the problem with a vengeance once it is set into motion. In a team situation they often ask, "How does this idea apply to our situation?" Phlegmatic (Left Cerebral): People with a strong dominance in this quadrant can be very good at helping to define and analyze the problem. In a team situation they often say, "Let's check this out to see if it's feasible to implement." Four main types
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology8 How different personalities act Choleric says work Melancholic says organize Phlegmatic says rest Sanguine says talk You are either a combination of two personalities or just one. No single personality is any better or worse than any other. Each personality has its own advantages and disadvantages. Strengths and weaknesses (deep, cute, easygoing, strong) Stories (Photocopier, unpacking a box, meeting)
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology10 Personalities How do they effect the way you teach? Methodical Verbal Goals Standards Verbal Goals Standards Methodical
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology11 If life was a movie then P - The AudienceC - The Director M - The ProducerS - The Star Personality goals P - Have PeaceC - Have Control M - Have PerfectionS - Have Fun Approach to life P - The easy wayC - My way M - The right wayS - The happy way Personality needs P - Respect and self-worthC - Achievement and appreciation M - Order and sensitivityS - Attention and approval Personality roles and goals
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology12 Fun-lovingControllingEasy-goingDeep and purposeful OptimisticDynamicCalm and relaxedSensitive to others Animated & ExcitedDecisivePatient & inoffensiveTalented & creative Life of the PartyGoal-orientatedQuiet yet wittyAnalytical & orderly UndisciplinedOutspokenUnmotivatedMoody & negative ForgetfulBossyUnenthusiasticToo introspective Too talkativeImpatientIndecisiveSocially insecure Eager for creditDomineeringEager to restEasily depressed What are you?