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PROJECT DATECLIENT OCTOBER 5, 2012 DR. GARY W. HOUCHENS & DR. THOMAS A. STEWART FOR KY TEACHMEET, WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY The enneagram pathways to enhanced classroom culture
The Enneagram is......an ancient personality-typing system that can be startlingly accurate.... comprehensive in its descriptions of each of its nine levels.
Nine Ennea-Types Let ’ s quickly discover the nine distinct personality types identified by the Enneagram system. Each type identifies ways of communicating, behaving and interacting with others. Remember: You embody one of those types…and so do each of your students (and colleagues).
Type One: The Perfection Seeker High expectations Knows what’s “right” Disciplined Judging
Type Two: The Love Seeker Caring Attends to others before himself/herself Resentful
Type Three: The Recognition Seeker Confident Motivated by success and recognition Workaholic Little time for feelings “Chameleon”
Type Four: The Individuality Seeker Creative Expressive … sometimes overly so Intense Self-conscious Deep need to feel unique and special Desire to do “important” work
Type Five: The Wisdom Seeker Analytical Scientific thinker Solitary Detached Feels emotion but does not show emotion
Type Six: The Safety Seeker Loyal Responsible Careful/worrying The “Devil’s Advocate” of the Enneagram
Type Seven: The Fun Seeker Enthusiastic Spontaneous Synthesizing Unfocused Rebellious when completing unrewarding work
Type Eight: The Independence Seeker Direct Assertive Advocate Controlling
Type Nine: The Peace Seeker Affable Accepting Procrastinator Passive aggressive
Now let’s try it... GO TO: http://WWW.ECLECTICENERGIES.COM/enneagram/ test-2.php http://WWW.ECLECTICENERGIES.COM/enneagram/ test-2.php
Implications? School and classroom culture Parent/teacher communication Anti-bullying lessons Differentiation Self-awareness What else?
Our Enneagram Resources Employing the Enneagram in a Public School District: Creating Opportunities for Authenticity http://www.internationalenneagram.org/home/Article.html Utilizing the Enneagram to Differentiate Classroom Instruction http://www.internationalenneagram.org/nine_points/Utilizing_the_Enneagram_to_Diffe rentiate_Classroom_Instruction.html Ongoing series of school leader Ennea-type profiles on our website www.contemplativelearning.org Enneagram and other related links on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/contemplativelearningsolutions
Other Resources www.enneagraminstitute.com www.theenneagraminbusiness.com www.eclecticenergies.com
Our Primary Print Resources The Wisdom of the Enneagram, by D. Riso and R. Hudson Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work, by Ginger Lapid-Bogda
CONTEMPLATIVE LEARNING SOLUTIONS WWW.CONTEMPLATIVELEARNING.ORGWWW.CONTEMPLATIVELEARNING.ORG; WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/CONTEMPLATIVELEARNINGSOLUTIONS WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/CONTEMPLATIVELEARNINGSOLUTIONS CONTACT US DR. THOMAS A. STEWART STEWARTT@APSU.ED U DR. GARY W. HOUCHENS GARY.HOUCHENS@WKU. EDU