The four temperaments are explained: choleric, melancholic, sanguine and phlegmatic.
With each of the senses, the human being stands in a particular relationship with himself and his environment.
All learning must be tailor-made for the learner and take advantage of what integration exists between the thinking, feeling and willing of the learner.
Considerations for creating the learning community.
Introduction to Intuitive Learning contrasted with other methods and educational philosophies, including brain-based learning, thematic block scheduling, rhythm of the day, and the classroom environment and role of the teacher.
A variety of learning theories are explored, including constructionism, cognitive apprenticeship, reciprocal teaching, Socratic methodology, project-based learning, Waldorf, discovery learning, metacognition, experiential, inquiry-based learning, unschooling, and more.
An exaggerated way of understanding the four temperaments is to consider four people who see a meteor fall to earth. The Sanguine talks about it animatedly to all present; the Choleric wants to form an expedition to find it and analyze it; the Melancholic ponders what it means and how he feels about it; and the Phlegmatic waits for the others to decide what to do as whatever decision they make is fine by him.
We need only consider temperament in order to realize that there are as many riddles as there are people. Even within the basic types known as the temperaments, such variety exists among people that the very mystery of existence seems to express itself within these types.