Learn Your Learning Style

Mental –  Activity: Learn your learning style.

Individuals often have a preferred way of learning that can aid the absorption, processing, and retention of information. Some people are visual learners, while others learn better by listening. (Auditory) Some prefer learning through reading and writing, and others like hands on experience. (Kinesthetic) Knowing your learning style can help you learn more effectively.

Learn Your Learning Style

Once you know your learning style preference, you can employ helpful strategies for learning.

VISUAL
convert notes to graphics
use highlighters & graphic organizers
make a mind map
watch videos

AUDITORY
record lectures
listen and reflect
discuss with others
explain to others

READ/WRITE
convert graphics to essay
use lists
rewrite notes
repeatedly read to memorize

KINESTHETIC
demonstrations
experiments
field trips
hands on experience

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

See also: Types of Learning Styles at teach.com, Study Skills Assessment (pdf)

This is one of the weekly activities for a Year of Personal Development.

I seek to create order from the chaos of complex information. Join me at the Daily PlanIt to gain insights, inspiration, and information to increase skills for a better life. I unlock the power of teaching reading with phonics in the pursuit of literacy at www.phonicspow.com. In my spare time I explore books and movies, often choosing titles available on both screen and page.

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