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Prepare: To prepare for this discussion, watch the video above and review how to decode from Chapter 3, Section 3.3 in your book.
Reflect: Think about the different jobs you’ve held. These can include volunteer work or managing your home or family responsibilities full-time. Reflect on the tasks or responsibilities you had.
Write: Pick one position you’ve held and address the following in a minimum of 250 words:
- List the title and briefly describe the job. For example, “I have worked as a Special Education Instructional Aide at an elementary school from 2008 to now. As a 1-on-1 Instructional Aide, I provide personalized attention to the student and help them with social and academic skill development.”
- Describe the three tasks or responsibilities you most enjoyed. Decode each task or responsibility that you listed by identifying the Learning Pattern(s) required to successfully complete it.
- Describe the three tasks or responsibilities you least enjoyed. Decode each task or responsibility that you listed by identifying the Learning Pattern(s) required to successfully complete it.
- Consider all the tasks or responsibilities required of the job. Knowing what you know now about Learning Patterns, was (or is) this job a good match for your Patterns? Why or why not? Remind us of your Learning Patterns by listing the level of use.