Monthly Archives: June 2014

Find Your Learning Style

This is one example of a learning style questionnaire. You can use this one or scan the¬†web and find another!     Want to get an indication of your learning style? Complete¬†this quiz either by printing it and circling the … Continue reading

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Learning Styles Part 3

The third major style of learning is visual. Visual learners visualize maps and directions in their mind and most prefer reading and seeing the information rather than just listening to a lecture. They learn best by seeing graphs, images, lists, … Continue reading

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Writing Rehearsal

In “The Art of Teaching Writing, author Lucy McCormick Calkins, discusses a technique for using a Writer’s Notebook as a tool for rehearsal. Often, children are given a topic on which to write and thus the battle begins. As adults … Continue reading

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Seeing the Importance of Writing

Everyone knows that children copy what their parents or teachers (or in some cases parent-teachers) do. Children copy mannerisms, specific words, laughs, behaviors and yes even learning. Children do not understand the importance of writing in everyday life – it … Continue reading

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Learning Styles Part 2

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Today I would like to discuss the Kinesthetic learner. Kinesthetic learning is also known as tactile learning, or learning through some sort of physical activity. These learners need to ‘do something’ with information in order to learn and retain it. … Continue reading

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Learning Styles Part 1

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We all learn differently and we all learn best when taught in our dominant learning style. There are three main learning styles: Auditory, kinesthetic, and visual. Auditory learners learn best by listening and like lectures and discussions. Kinesthetic learners learn … Continue reading

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