Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Essay

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“People are different from each other, and that no amount of getting after them is going to change them. Nor is there any reason to change them, because differences are probably good, not bad” (Keirsey & Bates, 1984). This quote from “Please Understand Me” shows the different is a good thing. During my class, I was able to take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test to see which of the sixteen types I fell under, which then falls into the four temperaments (also known as the colors). Eight traits make up your type. These traits identifies normal human behaviors and characteristics. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator “explains personality types in greater depth, which can be useful in developing strategies for more effective study, better time management, smoother communications, more successful relationships, selecting courses and majors, and developing our less-preferred ways of learning” (Personality Types & Learning, 2016). The first letter in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (M.B.T.I.) will be either E (Extravert) or I (Introvert). Extraverts are describes as social, enthusiastic, makes friends easily, and is energized by what goes on in their outer world. While introverts are describes as territorial, works …show more content…

Connections course. Currently we do not teach Myers-Briggs, for the reason that students used to do this test in a different course in 9th grade. However, this course is no longer required and not many students know their letters. When I teach temperament to my students, I have my students use the “Keirsey Temperament Sorter” online. Except, I only used it to found out if the students were a Guardian, Artisan, Idealist, or Rationalist. For this coming year, I would like to create a new lesson that revolves around Myers-Briggs, so students will understand how they act and learn. I will incorporate it into my temperament

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