Naturalist Logical Likes Biology, Ecology, Zoology Enjoys working in the garden Finds environmental issues important puts information into lists, or hierarchies. Problem solving is easy Enjoys structure and organization find logic puzzles to be fun find step by step directions to be helpful
Interpersonal Intrapersonal Learn best by interacting with others Enjoys group discussion Works well in a group Likes working alone Their attitude affects how they learn give more effort when the believe in it
Musical Existential finds religion to be important important to feel connected to people, ideas, and beliefs Enjoys discussing questions about life enjoys making music remembers things by putting them in a rhyme Ex: Point to the window, Point to the door, Point to the ceiling, Point to the floor,
Kinesthetic Characteristics of Kinesthetic Learners: Learn by doing Like to hold/feel objects Enjoys making things with their hands Move during audio/video sessions Strategies for Teaching Kinesthetic Learners Real objects 3D models, puzzles, games Write in the air or on the board Song, rhythm, mnemonics dramatize and act out real life situation
Auditory Characteristics of Auditory Learners: Thinks aloud (chatterbox) Enjoys listening to music and stories Reads aloud or moves lips while reading Finds phonics easy Rehearses knowledge aloud Strategies for Teaching Auditory Learners: Taped books Group discussion Explain maps/charts/posters Define ideas aloud, give example sentences Dramatic reading
Visual Characteristics of Visual Learners: Flips through/reads books Watches TV without sound Reads labels Looks carefully at people/objects - Strategies for Teaching visual Learners: color coded charts and flashcards pictures and diagrams visual organization activities
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