Identifying Learning Styles

For many decades psychometricians have explored approaches to and methods for identifying a child’s style. Whether one supports Gardener’s scheme or not is a theoretical issue for teachers in their classrooms doing their jobs.

 

 

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Discover Your Learning Style

Each person has different learning preferences and styles that benefit them. Some may find they even have a dominant learning style. Others that they prefer different learning styles in different circumstances. There is no right or wrong answer to which learning style is best for you – or mix of learning styles. By discovering and better…  learn more

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Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligence Theory

Dr. Gardner looks at what it takes for students to really assimilate knowledge and explains his Multiple Intelligence theory. Students are good at different things – logical thinking, spacial thinking, language, hands on. Treating everyone like they think and learn alike is very unfair.  learn more

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Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences

Throughout the history of education, there have been many attempts to define the concept of intelligence and how it could be measured. Howard Gardner defines intelligence as ‘’the capacity to solve problems or to fashion products that are valued in one or more cultural setting’’ (Gardner & Hatch, 1989). Gardener showed that there are several…  learn more

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Learning Style Assessment

Your preferred learning style is the way in which you learn best. Three learning styles that are often identified in students are: Auditory Visual Tactile/Kinesthetic  learn more

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The New Blooms Taxonomy

Much of today's curriculum rests on Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy, a ladder with rungs for knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.  learn more

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VARK Learning Styles

One of the most accepted understandings of learning styles is that student learning styles fall into three categories: Visual Learners, Auditory Learners and Kinesthetic Learners. These learning styles are found within educational theorist Neil Fleming’s VARK model of Student Learning. VARK is an acronym that refers to the four types of learning styles: Visual, Auditory,…  learn more

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What Is Your Child’s Learning Style?

Learning is not one size fits all. In a typical classroom, some kids process information best by hearing the teacher explain it, some learn by seeing what’s on the chalkboard, and others learn through hands-on exercises. That’s why understanding your child’s learning style is an important part of supporting him in school. Together with your…  learn more

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What's Your Learning Style?

Use these interactive self-assessments to discover what you're good at and where you may have room for improvement. Identify the things that interest you and get some ideas about careers to explore. Based on what you learn about yourself, you can pursue educational and career goals that bring long-term satisfaction.  learn more