Homework Helps and Study Tips
If you have a Spontaneous Disposition you might learn best when you MOVE and DO THINGS. Here are some tips that might help you learn:
- When doing paper work take movement breaks every 15 to 20 minutes.
- Move while you are studying: walk around to help you think or to “practice” a presentation.
- Do chair exercises to keep yourself alert and focused.
- Look out at a distant point every 10 or 15 minutes.
- Act out material you need to learn.
- Make up games to get through chores or boring, routine work.
- Time yourself to see if you can break your previous record for doing a task; keep a chart of your progress; find others who want to compete with you.
- Use techniques that work for your Modalities and Talents.
Link to interactive PREZI: Spontaneous Disposition Study Tips
Best Activities Might Be:
- Do a skit, play or show.
- Do demonstrations.
- Make what you are studying into a game.
- Watch movies about what you are learning.
- Walk, run, or play your favorite sport while learning.
- Look for “real life” experiences related to what you are learning.
Choices for Assignments
When you have a choice about what to do, here are some ideas for people with a Spontaneous Disposition:
- Make up jokes, rhymes, riddles.
- Put on a skit or show, or a puppet show.
- Make up a movie or play script or music video.
- Do a play, demonstration, or dance presentation.
- Do a video or audio taping project or a slide show.
- Pretend you are a reporter and tape record your “report.”
- Make a poster, scale model, totem pole, timeline, chart, or scrapbook.
- Do a project that involves building, playing a sport, or doing community work.
- Develop a movement game or activity that shows you understand a subject.
The Spontaneous Disposition person is likely to appreciate being noticed for:
- high energy
- ability to joke
- ability to make things fun
- appreciation for adventure
- ability to make people laugh
- ability to see the humor in things
- ability to say what is on your mind
- excitement about things you are doing
- willingness to try new things & take risks
Link to interactive PREZI: Spontaneous Disposition Family/Group Contributions
If you have taken the Self-Portrait™ power traits assessment use the http://www.powertraitsforlife.com website to help you understand and use your Power Traits for Life™.
Use the top navigation bar to find pages that correspond to your top Dispositions, Talents, Modalities, Interests and preferred Environment. You can also use the “search” field at the top right of the screen to learn more about how to leverage your strengths.
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