Do You Know Your Child's Learning Style?
Education experts say most children are strongest in one of these main styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic.
- Visual learners learn best when they can picture something in their minds. They absorb more from reading a book themselves rather than having it read to them. Help them learn by using flash cards for spelling and math. Post a map of the United States with the state capitals highlighted, or make a timeline of important dates.
- Auditory learners learn best by listening and responding verbally. Have them repeat spelling words aloud. Record their reading assignments and vocabulary lists so they can review them on tape.
- Kinesthetic learners learn best by handling and touching things. They are more movement-oriented, and have trouble keeping still. Have them read aloud while standing up. Act out events from history. Draw diagrams for things worth remembering.
Adapted from The Confident Learner, by Marjorie R. Simic, Melinda McClain and Michael Shermis
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