The Enneagram of Parenting

ED 501 Course Syllabus and Assignments

Course Readings

The 9 Personality Types of Children by Elizabeth Wagele. (1997) San Francisco, CO: Harper Collins. 159 pages.

Course Description

This course will examine the nine types of children's personalities and the behaviors they exhibit. The nine Enneagram personalities are described in detail so elementary and middle school educators can understand their students. Educators will examine the 10 common negative traits to change or modify student behavior. They will also learn about the positive traits of students and how to build on those assets. This course will focus on classroom understanding of student personalities as well as help elementary and middle school educators work with parents to promote learning.

Course Objectives

1. Teachers will study the historical background of the Enneagram and how it describes children in K-8 classrooms.

2. Participants will read and analyze the perfectionist, helper, and achiever personality styles in order to understanding those personality types.

3. Students will review the personality quizzes on the achiever, romantic, and observer's styles. They will study the questioner, asserter and peacemaker and their 10 common behavior problems and approaches to working with them.

4. Educators taking this course will find their own Enneagram personality style and participate in peer and teacher colleague discussions to share perspectives.

5. Teachers will develop a written paper that utilizes the content of the book as it applies to their classroom settings, students, and how to share the Enneagram styles with parents.

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Course Syllabus and Assignment Rubrics

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Chapter Review/Reflections:

Write several paragraphs summarizing the main ideas, knowledge and information that you thought was significant from each chapter in the book. Extended bullet points of main issues are also acceptable. See the corresponding rubric for guidelines..

Chapters:

1. Children and the Enneagram
2. The Perfectionist Style
3. The Helper Style
4. The Achiever Style
5. The Romantic Style
6. The Observer Style
7. The Questioner Style
8. The Asserter Style
9. The Peacemaker Style
10. Parents and the Enneagram
11. Twenty Additional Problem Areas
12. Afterward

Writing Assignments

After the chapter reviews, write a two-page paper linking key concepts from the book The Enneagram of Parenting:by Elizabeth Wagele, to your specific classroom context. By focusing your essay on an area of interest that is relevant to your teaching or professional experience, you will enhance your capacity to apply new concept learned in this class. You may choose to specifically focus your paper on classroom-management strategies from the book that are a change from your typical teaching methodology or instructional practice

Required Assignments

1. Book chapter readings
2.Chapter reviews and reflections.
3. Final Application essay or project activity (APA or MA writing style format.)

Email Assignments to: teacherslearningcenter@gmail.com in 1 or 2 Words docs.
Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca 727-258-7233

The Enneagram of Parenting

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1 Credit

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