By Douglas Kiang
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Are you an Explorer, an Achiever, a Socializer, or a Killer? This online version of Richard Bartle's gamer personality test poses 30 questions to determine what your personality type is. Everyone has a unique combination of traits that determines their Bartle type, which determines how you value success, how you define goals, and even predicts how well you work in a group. If you are a combination of types, the Bartle Test reveals what percentage of each type you are. Try it now and see what your own personality type is!
This app was designed by two teachers with over 25 years of classroom experience teaching children to collaborate and be creative. If you ask your students to take this test, and to report their scores, you will be able to form better working groups, and differentiate your instruction far more effectively, resulting in better teaching and learning.
This app was written by Alexander Chai.
Bartle Test Helps
I hated working in groups as a student. As a teacher, I realized students need to be taught how to optimize the collaborative experience. This app helps the teacher show students how each learning style contributes valuable input to group projects in language they can relate to, gaming style. This playful approach does more to enhance learning than anything I have seen recently.