The Enneagram of Parenting

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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.

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Ennegram of Parenting

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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.

Credit Hours

1 Semester Credit (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Ennegram of Parenting

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