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
- Try the VARK questionaire at vark-learn.com
- a Learning Styles Quiz at educationplanner.org
- What is your learning style? at Marcia Conner
Once you know your learning style preference, you can employ helpful strategies for learning.
convert notes to graphics
use highlighters & graphic organizers
make a mind map
listen and reflect
discuss with others
explain to others
convert graphics to essay
repeatedly read to memorize
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
This is one of the weekly activities for a Year of Personal Development.