8 Learning Stylesx

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8 Learning Styles
Verbal/Linguistic
•Definition
• Verbal/Linguistic – related to words and language
•Characteristics
• Likes to read books
• Listens to and gives oral presentations
• Communicates through written and oral messages
• Likes discussions and debates
• Likes to explain things
•How does this person learn best?
• Saying, hearing, and seeing words
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Logical/Mathematical
•Definition
• Logical/Mathematical – reasoned, precise, accurate
•Characteristics
• Likes to conduct experiments
• Likes to work with numbers
• Likes to explore patterns and relationships
• Good at math, problem solving, and reasoning
•How does this person learn best?
• Categorizing, classifying, and working with patterns
and relationships
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Bodily/Kinesthetic
•Definition
• Physical activity and movement and awareness through
sensory perception – hearing, seeing, smelling, feeling
•Characteristics
• Likes to move around, touch, talk, and use body
language
• Good at sports, dancing, gymnastics, and crafts
•How does this person learn best?
• By touching, moving, interacting with space and
processing knowledge through bodily sensations
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Visual/Spatial
•Definition
• Mental images, seeing, sight
•Characteristics
• Likes to draw, build, design, and create
• Daydreamer and imaginative
• Watches movies and plays computer games
• Good at sensing changes
• Good at puzzles and mazes and reading charts and graphs
•How does this person learn best?
• By visualizing, dreaming, and using colors and pictures
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Musical/Rhythmic
•Definition
• Sound arranged in patterns, tone, and pitch through music,
poetry, color, painting, and photography
•Characteristics
• Likes to sing, hum tunes, listen to music, play an instrument
• Good at picking up sounds, remembering melodies, noticing
pitch, rhythm, and patterns
• Good at keeping time
•How does this person learn best?
• Through rhythm, melody, and music
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Interpersonal
•Definition
• Related to relationships with other people
•Characteristics
• Has lots of friends, likes to talk and join groups
• Good at understanding people
• Good at communicating
• Good at mediation (resolving conflict)
•How does this person learn best?
• Sharing with others, collaborative groups, and teaching
others
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Intrapersonal
•Definition
• Within self
•Characteristics
• Likes to work alone
• Reflective and self-aware
• Instinctual
• Original
•How does this person learn best?
• Working alone, individualized projects, and self-paced
instruction
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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Naturalistic
•Definition
• Related to nature and the environment
•Characteristics
• Likes to work outside
• Enjoys geography, weather, learning about the environment
• Good at categorizing, organizing, planning,
• Interested in preservation and conservation
• Likes to work with animals
•How does this person learn best?
• By studying nature’s patterns, such as erosion and climate,
learning how things work, and cause and effect relationships
1.02 Understand personality and learning
styles.
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