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L EARNING S TYLES Presented by: Riverside City College Counseling Department
T HE P ATH TO S UCCESS IT IS NOT HOW SMART YOU ARE… IT IS HOW YOU ARE SMART! Intrapersonal Bodily Kinesthetic Linguistic Musical Naturalist InterpersonalLogical / Mathematical Spatial
M ARCHING TO A D IFFERENT D RUMMER … “If a man does not keep pace with his companion, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau
T HE H EART OF A N E AGLE T HE MOST COMMON MISTAKES WE MAKE IS THINKING ONE PERSON CANNOT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. K NOW AND UNDERSTAND THE UNIQUE PATTERN YOU USE TO THINK, LEARN AND COMMUNICATE ! H AVE THE HEART OF AN EAGLE ! D ARE TO BE DIFFERENT !
M ULTIPLE I NTELLIGENCES Howard Gardner, leading researcher at Harvard states that “intelligence” is the ability to solve problems or create meaningful products. They have identified 8 ways in which we learn and they believe there are more (Technological, etc).
A CTIVITY : W HAT IS YOUR LEARNING STYLE ?
L OGICAL /M ATHEMATICAL “L OGIC S MART ” Explores patterns, relationships, and categories Abstract forms of logical thinking Compute Arithmetic problems quickly Likes to solve math problems Enjoys using computers especially the databases, spreadsheets, and programming Able to group and order data and then analyze, interpret, and make predictions Reasons things out logically to solve problems
Likes to play checkers, strategy games and likes to win. Enjoys working on logical puzzles Most often associated with scientific thinking or deductive reasoning. Used in situations that require problem solving or meeting a new challenge. Can easily create an outline with sub-points, see common characteristics, make prioritized lists, and use the scientific method. L OGICAL /M ATHEMATICAL “L OGIC S MART ”
Accountant Auditor Banker Doctor or Dentist Economist Science Teacher Technician Computer Programmer Legal Assistant Underwriter Computer Analyst Statistician L OGICAL /M ATHEMATICAL “L OGIC S MART ”
Highly developed auditory skills and processes information through listening Likes to read, memorizes easily Enjoys telling stories, spin tall tales and tell jokes Very good memory for names, places, dates, or trivia Enjoys writing and uses a word processor often, uses descriptive language Likes to speak to groups Well developed vocabulary Enjoys crossword puzzles and word games L INGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE “W ORD S MART ”
Responsible for the production of language and the written word. Includes listening, speaking, writing and reading. Enjoys word games, reading, conversation, listening to talk radio, puns, etc. “The limits of my language stand for the limit of my world.” Ludwig Wittgenstein L INGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE “W ORD S MART ”
Author Comedian Writer Librarian Typist Novelist Language Teacher Editor Secretary Radio/TV Announcer Newscaster Playwright Story Writer Poet L INGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE “W ORD S MART ”
Has a deep sense of awareness of inner feelings, strengths, and weaknesses Displays a sense of independence or a strong will and is self directed Reacts with strong opinions when controversial topics are being discussed Prefers own private and inner world Enjoys being alone to pursue personal interests, hobbies, or projects Has a deep sense of self confidence I NTRAPERSONAL I NTELLIGENCE “S ELF S MART ”
May march to the beat of a different drummer in style of dress, behavior, or general attitude Self motivated to do well on projects Intuitive ability The ability to process and problem solve through self-reflection and intuition on our own. Prefers to process independently and in one’s own time. Spiritual reflection. “The kind of person you are is much more important than the kinds of things you know.” Tom Hoerr I NTRAPERSONAL I NTELLIGENCE “S ELF S MART ”
Researcher Artist Novelist Actor Poet Jeweler Photographer Computer Programmer Accountant I NTRAPERSONAL I NTELLIGENCE “S ELF S MART ”
Sensitive to the natural world Can see relationships in nature Makes connections and patterns within plant and animal kingdom Likes the outdoors Listens and hears the natural world Likes to categorize and classify N ATURALIST I NTELLIGENCE “N ATURE S MART ”
The ability to discriminate among living things (plants/animals) as well as sensitivity to other features of the natural world (clouds, rock configurations). The capacity to draw on materials and features of the natural environment to solve problems or fashion products. Naturalist intelligence enables human beings to recognize, categorize and draw upon certain features of the environment. N ATURALIST I NTELLIGENCE “N ATURE S MART ”
Park Ranger Forest Ranger Fire-Fighter Geologist Paleontologist Astronomer Scientist Zoo Keeper Animal Trainer Nature Photographer Travel Agent N ATURALIST I NTELLIGENCE “N ATURE S MART ”
Sensitive to a variety of sounds in the environment Enjoys music and likes to play a musical instrument Remembers the melodies of songs Can detect when a musical note is off key Can relax with music when studying or working Enjoys collecting records, tapes, and CD’s Can keep time rhythmically to music Likes to hum or whistle to self Makes up own songs M USICAL I NTELLIGENCE “M USIC S MART ”
The ability to recognize and use rhythmic and tonal patterns. Sensitivity to the sounds of the environment, voice and musical instruments. May learn best if information is set to music or rhythm. May hum or tap when processing thoughts. May also have musical ability. M USICAL I NTELLIGENCE “M USIC S MART ”
Choral Director Music Teacher Disc Jockey Sound Engineer Singer Musician Songwriter Advertiser “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” Victor Hugo M USICAL I NTELLIGENCE “M USIC S MART ”
Learns best by moving around, touching, or acting things out Processes knowledge through bodily sensations Moves, twitches, taps, fidgets while sitting Enjoys physical activity or sports and can become accomplished athletes Performs gross and fine motor skills with grace Enjoys skills in crafts using hands: sewing, woodworking, carving, sculpting B ODILY K INESTHETIC “B ODY S MART ”
Enjoys hands-on learning activities. Prefers manipulative, role playing, simulations, competitive sports, action. Purposeful physical activity as a problem-solving capability and as an intelligence in its own right. Learning by doing! The ability to control one’s body movements with expertise, as well as the capacity to manipulate objects skillfully. Expresses emotion (as in dance and dramatics), plays games and sports, building, fixing and inventing things. B ODILY K INESTHETIC “B ODY S MART ”
Actor Athlete Carpenter Choreographer Craftsmen Dancer Farmer Forest Ranger Inventor Jeweler Mechanic PE Teacher/Coach Physical Therapist Fire Fighter “Learning by Doing!” B ODILY K INESTHETIC “B ODY S MART ”
Thinks in images and pictures Likes to draw, paint, sculpt and participate in art activities Reports clear visual images when thinking about something Likes to read maps, charts, and diagrams Can draw accurate representations of people or things Likes to see movies, slides, or photographs Enjoys doing jigsaw puzzles and mazes Likes to daydream Thinks in three dimensional terms Likes to draw and doodle S PATIAL I NTELLIGENCE “P ICTURE S MART ”
The ability to perceive the visual-spatial world accurately and the ability to transform those images in the mind or through physical means such as drawing, sculpting, building, etc. Vivid imagination and visualization skills. Often works with artist media, daydreams, has various design and building skills. “We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation, and these means are procured through the education of the senses.” Maria Montessori S PATIAL I NTELLIGENCE “P ICTURE S MART ”
Architect Drafter Engineer Artist Painter Photographer Pilot Graphic Designer Interior Design Surveyor Sculptor Cartoonist Illustrator Fashion Designer Cake Decorator S PATIAL I NTELLIGENCE “P ICTURE S MART ”
Enjoys interacting with others Has many friends Likes to socialize at school, home and unfortunately at work Can organize and communicate effectively and sometimes may manipulate Learns best by relating and cooperating Enjoys participating in group activities Serves as the “family mediator” when disputes arise I NTRAPERSONAL I NTELLIGENCE “P EOPLE S MART ”
Has a lot of empathy and understanding for others Responds to the moods and temperaments of other individuals The ability to work cooperatively in a group as well as the ability to communicate, verbally and non-verbally with other people. Can make fine distinctions in the intentions, motivations, moods, feelings, and thoughts of others. Usually high in teachers, counselors, therapists, politicians, religious leaders, and salespersons. I NTRAPERSONAL I NTELLIGENCE “P EOPLE S MART ”
Advertising Cruise Director Teacher Public Relations Counselor Nurse Movie Director Realtor Hotel Manager Restaurant Manager Administrative and Management Positions I NTRAPERSONAL I NTELLIGENCE “P EOPLE S MART ”
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