April 28, 2009
Aissa is a seventh grade student who has special interests and abilities in school. She described her grades as above average in math, above average in science, above average in reading, and average in social studies. She seems to have several areas of interest. Her primary interest appears to be in athletics. She seems to like physical activity and may be interested in learning about sports, nutrition, physical therapy, or sports medicine.
Aissa's second area of interest appears to be in performing arts. She really enjoys various types of performing arts, such as music, dance or drama and may enjoy performing or helping to direct, manage the stage, or design sets!
Aissa's third area of interest appears to be in business. She seems to show an interest in organizing or starting a business or assuming a leadership role in working with people, such as stage managing the play or becoming editor of the yearbook.
Aissa also has specific preferred instructional styles. Learning or instructional styles are the ways students like to learn and the strategies parents and teachers use to help them learn. Aissa has very clearly defined learning preferences. Her preferred instructional style is through technology that helps her to learn by using various interactive multi-media devices and Internet content. Her second choice of learning style is lecture, as she likes to listen to interesting information presented to large or small groups of students by her teacher or another adult. Aissa also enjoys learning games that enable her to learn content by playing games or participating in activities with cards, board games, or even electronic games. These activities can be completed individually, in small groups of students, or in a whole class of students.
Aissa also has a preferred product style. That is, she has certain kinds of products that she likes to complete. Her first product choice is dramatic. She enjoys participating in theatrical performances, such as acting and role-playing. Her second choice of product style is musical. She enjoys listening, playing, and/or thinking about various forms of music. Aissa's third choice of product style is service, as she likes to provide assistance to individuals or groups in her community. Aissa may also want to lead a group of students to do something that provides help to others in need.