This is a hyperlinked video.
This article is worth a read/skim for those of you interested in Myers-Briggs for character development. ~ MsG
Jessica Gross | Longreads | September 2018 | 23 minutes (5,900 words)
If you haven’t yet read Merve Emre’s writing on the history of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, you might assume that Myers and Briggs were men. In fact, as Emre documented first in a 2015 piece for Digg and with great depth in her new book The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing, the indicator was the brainchild of Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers. Over the course of decades starting in the early twentieth century, and shaped by their interests in childrearing and the theories of Carl Jung—if not formal training in psychology—Katharine and Isabel created what has become one of our preeminent means of categorizing, and thus conceiving, people.
Though her writing ultimately accrues into a critique of the MBTI along several dimensions, including the way…
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I have ONE opening for a new grading assistant! This would be for E3 essays. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact me. 🙂
I’m looking for a few part-time grading assistants. Work and pay are small but consistent. Sometimes former students make the best helpers because you already know the rules and expectations of TPS. If interested or if you know anyone who might be, please contact me.
This week’s CW assignment…
CW3: In Matthew 5:13-16, Jesus uses metaphors to describe what Christians should be like. Choose a new metaphor and write your own modernized version of this verse, similar to The Message Bible. Begin with “You are the _____ of the world…” Create a minimum of THREE. Include the original verse on your blog. 6-8 sentences for EACH metaphor.
CHALLENGE: How many metaphors can you create?
This week’s assignment. Notice the new FAQ section!
CW2: Choose a theme from scripture, like love, joy, freedom, or heaven. Make a list of synonyms for that word; create a word bank FIRST. Try Thesaurus.com. Write an acrostic prayer poem using all the letters of your first AND last name. Use one of your synonyms in EACH verse. You can use synonyms more than once.
CHALLENGE: How many verses can you create with EACH letter?
1) Do I have to write eight verses per letter?
No, that is optional, but feel free to challenge yourself if you have time and feel inspired.
2) Do I have to post this on my blog?
If you’re not sure yet how to post on your blog, then you may wait.
However, eventually all assignments will be posted on the blogs.
3) Does my poem have to rhyme?
While that is a very impressive extra layer of…
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Ah rebels, *sigh*…you all are loved and missed!
It is the end of our summer creative writing class, Rebels, so I’ve written a post in commemoration!
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Thanks, Mallorie, for a fitting tribute to the summer…*feeling loved and hugged* Go Rebels!
Things like this just make my day! Well done and well deserved, Anna! #SummerCW2017