Supportive Disposition: Student-Centered Learning

Student-Centered Learning

Homework Helps and Study Tips

If you have a Supportive Disposition you might learn best when you INTERACT with others. Here are some tips that might help you learn:

  • Study with others as much as possible or have a “study buddy.”
  • Discuss a subject or topic with other people to better understand it.
  • Alternate reading aloud with another person.
  • Relate topics you are studying to your life or current events.
  • Use your skills to persuade others in presentations and writing.
  • Choose cooperative work projects whenever possible.
  • Avoid “competitive” work situations as much as possible.
  • Use techniques that work for your Modalities and Talents.

Link to interactive PREZI: Supportive Disposition Study Tips

Best Activities Might Be:

  • interviews
  • group projects
  • family trees
  • discussing with others
  • reading or writing stories about people

Choices for Assignments

When you have a choice about what to do, here are some ideas for people with a Supportive Disposition:

  • Do a survey.
  • Make a time capsule.
  • Write a journal or memoir.
  • Make a group presentation to the class.
  • Read or write about current events.
  • Do a community service project.
  • Make a photo essay or album or scrapbook.
  • Make a biography or autobiography chart or poster.
  • Do a project involving audio or videotaping “interviews”.
  • Do a family tree project relating to the topic being studied.
  • Do a cooperative project with another person or small group.

Positive Contributions

The Supportive Disposition person is likely to appreciate being noticed for:

  • ability to create friendly atmospheres
  • ability to give emotional support
  • attention to their needs
  • sense of team work
  • “class spirit”
  • cooperation
  • fairness

Link to interactive PREZI: Supportive Disposition Family/Group Contributions

Learn More

If you have taken the Self-Portrait™ power traits assessment use the 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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