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2 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. 1.Discuss the four learning styles and tips for each. What You’ll Learn 2.List ways to achieve the eight developmental tasks of adolescence. 3.Discuss five keys to unlock the door to a successful future. 4.Explain how to set goals and make plans to achieve them. 5.Discuss four common learning disabilities and the learning support available for people who have learning disabilities.

3 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. learning style independent developmental tasks of adolescence sex role body image goal action plan dyslexia Key Terms attention deficit disorder (ADD) hyperactive

4 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Learning Styles A learning style is the way a person gains and processes information. Educators have identified four kinds of learners.

5 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Styles Visual Learners –A visual learner is a person who learns best by seeing or creating images and pictures. –Visual learners tend to prefer watching an activity before doing it themselves. –Tips for visual learners: Take notes and color code or highlight notes to be reviewed. Make a mental picture of key words.

6 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Styles Kinesthetic Learners –A kinesthetic learner is a person who learns best by acting out something, touching an object, or repeating a motion. –Kinesthetic learners tend to figure things out as they go along, rather than read directions first. –Tips for kinesthetic learners: Role-play situations in which you recall facts, and associate information with a feeling or a smell.

7 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Styles Auditory Learners –An auditory learner is a person who learns best by listening or by discussing a topic. –Auditory learners tend to be talkative and may think out loud. –Tips for auditory learners: Tape record information that you need to recall and play the tape several times when studying. Read or say information aloud to yourself. Study by having someone give you an oral test.

8 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Styles Global Learners –A global learner is a person who learns best by studying the big picture and relating learning to personal experience. –Tips for global learners: Assess which learning style works best for you for specific situations.

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10 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Developmental Tasks Developmental tasks of adolescence are achievements that need to be mastered to become a independent, responsible adult. To be independent is to be able to rely on oneself.

11 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Achieve Developmental Tasks Task 1:Develop healthful friendships with members of both sexes. Task 2:Become comfortable with your maleness or your femaleness. –A sex role is the way a person acts and the feelings and attitudes he or she has about being male or female.

12 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Achieve Developmental Tasks Task 3:Become comfortable with your body. Task 4:Become emotionally independent from adults. –Body image is the perception a person has of his or her body’s appearance.

13 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Achieve Developmental Tasks Task 5:Learn skills you will need later if you marry and become a parent. Task 6:Prepare for a career. –Intimacy is a deep and meaningful kind of sharing between two people. –Self-disclosure is the act of making thoughts and feelings known to another person.

14 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Achieve Developmental Tasks Task 7:Have a clear set of values to guide your behavior. Task 8:Understand and achieve socially responsible behavior. –A social conscience is a desire to contribute to society and to live a socially responsible life.

15 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Your Future You may have many questions about your future and how you will prepare for it. What you do now will help determine what your future will be.

16 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Plan for a Successful Future Five Keys to a Successful Future Key 1:Assess your strengths, weaknesses, and interests. Key 2:Identify and use resources. Key 3:Set goals, make plans to reach them, and develop a positive attitude.

17 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Plan for a Successful Future Five Keys to a Successful Future Key 4:Develop a work ethic and keep your priorities in order. A work ethic is an attitude of discipline, motivation, and commitment toward tasks. Key 5:Manage your time wisely.

18 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Plan for a Successful Future How to Set Goals and Make Plans to Achieve Them A goal is a desired achievement toward which a person works. –A short-term goal is something a person plans to achieve in the near future. –A long-term goal is something a person plans to achieve after a period of time.

19 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Plan for a Successful Future How to Set Goals and Make Plans to Achieve Them State your goal. Is your goal clear? Is it realistic? Is it achievable? Make an action plan. An action plan is a detailed description of steps a person will take to reach a goal. Identify obstacles to your action plan. Ask yourself what might keep you from being able to do what you plan to do.

20 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Plan for a Successful Future How to Set Goals and Make Plans to Achieve Them Set up a timeline. When will you begin? When do you hope to achieve your goal? Is the timeline realistic? Keep a chart or diary. Record your progress toward your goal.

21 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. How to Plan for a Successful Future How to Set Goals and Make Plans to Achieve Them Build a support system. Ask people who will help you reach your goal for ideas and help. Revise your goal, plan, or timeline if necessary. If you need to make changes, do so. Do not give up on your goal. Do not lower your standards.

22 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Learning Disabilities A learning disability is a disorder in which a person has difficulty acquiring and processing information. If a person is diagnosed with a learning disability, counselors, school psychologists, teachers, and tutors can work with the person and his or her parents or guardian to make a plan to increase learning.

23 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Disabilities Schools may offer classes for students with learning disabilities. Many students with learning disabilities remain in the same classroom with other students. Some students with learning disabilities may get extra help outside of the classroom with a speech pathologist, a reading specialist, or a tutor. A tutor is a person who works with individual students to help them with schoolwork.

24 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Disabilities Dyslexia –Dyslexia is a learning disability in which a person has difficulty spelling, reading, and writing. –People who have dyslexia may reverse letters and numbers and read from right to left.

25 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Disabilities Attention deficit disorder –Attention deficit disorder, or ADD, is a learning disability in which a person is restless and easily distracted. –People who have ADD cannot keep their attention focused on what they are doing.

26 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Disabilities Attention deficit hyperactive disorder –Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a learning disability in which a person is easily distracted and also is hyperactive. –To be hyperactive is to not be able to sit or stand still for long periods of time.

27 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Disabilities Tracking disorder –A tracking disorder is a learning disability in which a person has difficulty looking at and following an object. –People who have this disorder skip letters, words, and lines as they read.

28 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. What to Know About Learning Disabilities Five facts People with learning disabilities: 1.are capable of learning, 2.can learn strategies that help them acquire and process information, 3.may need a tutor and/or special education classes, 4.need support and encouragement from classmates and family, and 5.can be very successful.

29 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Study Guide 1.Match the following terms and definitions. ___ social conscience ___ self-disclosure ___ goal ___ sex role ___ intimacy A. the way a person acts and the feeling and attitudes he or she has about being male or female B. a desired achievement toward which a person works C. a desire to contribute to society and to live a socially responsible life D. a deep and meaningful kind of sharing between two people E.the act of making thoughts and feelings known to another person C E B A D

30 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Study Guide 2.Match the learning style that best fits the following individuals. ___ auditory ___ visual ___ kinesthetic ___ global A. Kwame learns by figuring things out as he goes along, rather than reading the directions first. B. Sarah learns by listening carefully in class. C. Jeffrey learns by taking detailed notes and reviewing them often. D. Miguel learns by relating what he sees to personal experience. B C A D

31 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to display information. Study Guide 3.What is the difference between ADD and ADHD? ADD, or attention deficit disorder, is a learning disability in which a person is restless and easily distracted. ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactive disorder, is a learning disability in which a person is easily distracted and also is hyperactive.

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