Affecting all Persons,
The Ties that Bind Us!
(A brief summary of some systems of analysis for our integration)
Hope for the Future
Richard Michelle~Pentelbury B.A., B.Ed., M.A., Gifted Ed.
Understanding A Learner, and Learning
Kohlberg's stages of Moral Development
Consequences soon inconsequential; ‘self-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s self, ‘ego-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s immediate ‘family’, ‘family-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s immediate community, ‘socio-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s larger city community, ‘city-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s nation, ‘country-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s land, ‘continent-centric’.
Considering the consequences to one’s planet, ‘globe-centric’.
Considering the consequences to all/everything at once, ‘universe –centric’.
A need to survive, and to meet basic human needs.
A need to live with peace of mind, and know that you will be safe.
A need to be accepted by others, and to fit into a community.
A need to feel good about one’s self, and one’s values.
A need to be all that one can possibly be.
De Bono’s Thinking Hats (Edward de Bono):
Focusing on negatives discovered through reasoning.
Being emotionally intuitive, and/or reactive, and incorporating others.
Thinking about the bigger picture, and being organized.
Thinking about the facts and what’s logical.
Focusing on positive aspects; agreeable, enthusiastic.
Looking for alternative ideas and new suggestions.
Theory of Multiple Intelligences (Howard Gardner):
Oral: verbal-linguistic; e.g. T.S. Eliot
Predominantly Learning from the spoken word, through discussing.
Logical: mathematical; e.g. Einstein
Predominantly Learning from connections, through reasoning.
Visual: spatial; e.g. Picasso
Predominantly Learning from pictures or texts, through imagining.
Kinesthetic: body; e.g. Nuriyev
Predominantly Learning from touching, through practicing.
Aural: music and sound; e.g. Mozart
Predominantly Learning from sounds or music, through songs, acronyms, or poems.
Social: inter-personal; e.g. Ghandi
Predominantly Learning from others, through socializing and understanding.
Reflective: intra-personal; e.g. Freud, Jung
Predominantly Learning from your self, through reflecting and considering.
Intuitive: nature-spirit ; e.g.
Predominantly Learning from environment and instinct, through feeling and remembering.
& Creative Intelligence: (Buzan and Keene) ~ willingness to defy tradition.
Gregorc’s Mind Styles
Concrete-Sequential: systematic; organized, stable, productive, perfectionist
Abstract-Sequential: research; precise, conceptual, visionary, opinionated
Abstract-Random: cooperative, interpretive, social, noncompetitive, personal
Concrete-Random: instinctual; curious, hands-on, impulsive, impatient
Sequential-Random: absorption; spontaneous, adaptable, social, perceptive
Johari Window: (Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham)
Open: Things we both know about me.
Blind: Things I’m not aware of, but that you know about me
Hidden: Things I know about me, that you do not know.
Unknown: Things neither of us know about me.
The Four Agreements (Don Miguel Ruiz):
1) Words should be ‘impeccable’.
2) Nothing should be ‘taken personally’.
3) Nothing should be ‘presumed or assumed’.
4) Everything should be done ‘with your best at the time’.
Psychogeometrics (Dr. Susan Dellinger)
A warm hearted, loving, accepting, and agreeable person.
A determined, successful, persuasive and driven person.
An organized, detailed, thoughtful, and analytical person.
A random, energetic, creative, and fun person.
A comfortable, unreflective, changing, and open-minded person.
Oscar Ichazo's Enneagram:
Virtue : Passion ; Holy Idea : Ego-Fixation
1) Serenity : Anger ; Perfection : Resentment
2) Humility : Pride ; Freedom : Flattery
3) Truthful : Deceit ; Hope : Vanity
4) Equanimity : Envy ; Origin : Melancholy
5) Non-Attachment: Avarice ; Omniscience: Stinginess
6) Courage : Fear ; Faith : Cowardice
7) Sobriety : Gluttony ; Planning : Wisdom
8) Innocence : Lust ; Truth : Vengeance
9) Action : Sloth ; Love : Indolence
Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration:
Level I, Factor one: Indiscriminatingly concerned with the self.
Level I, Factor two: Comfortable with the understanding of the world around them. Predominantly unquestioning of left/right values as concrete.
Level II: Uncomfortable with the world around them, and often hold conflicting values. Questioning for personal benefit.
Level III : Predominantly developing integrative moral guides, and comfort with themselves. Reflecting on themselves to develop behaviors.
Level IV: Predominantly helping others. Comfortable in making decisions.
Level V: Complete attitude of selflessness.
Spiral Dynamics (Clare Graves)
Beige: Predominantly involved in one’s own survival, and one’s own basic needs.
Purple: Predominantly involved in one’s family, clan, clutch, coven, club, and ancestry.
Red: Predominantly involved in the self, and determined to be that self, despite others.
Blue: Predominantly giving the self over to a group belief, and seeing ideologies as separate.
Orange: Predominantly perpetuating one’s own success, including others (sometimes at their peril).
Green: Predominantly concerned about world fairness, equality, equitability; others are wrong.
Yellow : Predominantly intellectual, concerned for world flaws, struggles with what is for what could be.
Turquoise: Predominantly intuitive; promotes world love, compassion, integration.
Coral: Predominantly selfless.
Pentelbury’s Paradigm Phallacy: “Everything is Important and Nothing really Matters.”
Pentelbury’s Pathways of Practicing Preference:
1) Evaluative rather than Judgmental,
2) Integrative rather than Disparate,
3) Preferential rather than Needful,
4) Flowing rather than Attached,
5) Enlightening rather than Enclosed see: www.RichardMichellePentelbury.com