Key Concepts

Educative Nature

Understanding an Educative Nature

The tendency to acquire knowledge, skills or experience to teach, instruct, guide or inform others.

People with a strong Educative Nature derive immense pleasure from putting information together and filling up others’ knowledge gaps. Their greatest satisfaction may come from helping someone learn or understand something. Discovering as to why someone cannot understand something may come to them as a pleasurable challenge. This drive encourages them to devise numerous innovative methods of presenting facts and data for helping people overcome this problem. As soon as they catch on to something, they are eager to share their findings with fellow students.

Characteristics of an Educative Nature

People with a strong Educative Nature are inclined to:

  • Explain things to others in clear and precise ways
  • Understand exactly why others do not understand something
  • Provide effective examples and analogies
  • Simplify concepts
  • Provide accurate instructions on how to perform a task
  • Offer feedback to help others increase their knowledge or improve their performance
  • Find pleasure when others learn

Traits of an Educative Nature

  • Identifies knowledge gaps in others
  • Provides examples
  • Establish connection/rapport with learner
  • Clarifies concepts
  • Directs learner attention
  • Adapts to the learner’s level
  • Encourages independence

Famous People with a High Educative Nature

  • Anne Sullivan (teacher of Hellen Keller)
  • Jean Piaget (developmental psychologist)
  • Maria Montessori (early childhood educator)
  • Tony Robbins (motivational speaker)
  • Eckhart Tolle (spiritual teacher)

Careers that correspond

School teacher, educational sales consultant, scientific illustrator, spiritual teacher, curriculum designer.

Hobbies that correspond

Learning a foreign language, blogging, Sudoku, writing stories, solving puzzles.

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