Learning Styles

Gotta Reach Um All!

What Are the Learning Styles?

There are multiple ways in which people learn! Here are some definitions and ideas for how to meet the needs of your different learners.

Resources for Reaching Your Different Learners

Brain Breaks!

How to reach all learners at once... gonoodle.com

Auditory Learners

Pandora - free internet radio
PebbleGo - K-2 resource to learn about multiple subjects (has a listen option for text)
Vocaroo - students can record you or you can record yourself for your students
MeeGenius - online reading library with many free books (has a listen option for text)

Visual Learners

YouTube - find a video for almost anything
Have Fun Teaching - great visual and audio resources for young learners
PebbleGo - K-2 resource to learn about multiple subjects (has great graphics)
ABCya - computer learning games and apps for kids pre-K - 5th grade
MeeGenius - online reading library with many free books

Kinesthetic Learners

24 activities - scroll down just a little for 24 "learning with movement ideas"
Fuel Up To Play 60 - inspire kids to get active for 60 minutes a day (select educator)
Play Improves Cognition - (scroll 3/4 down to find a bulleted list of play ideas and "Practical Suggestions" for the classroom

Ideas for Demonstrating Learning and Understanding

For any topic students can demonstrate their knowledge in the way that best represents their highest intelligence(s)

For example, after learning how to add a kindergartner could...

Musical - make up a song (and sing it if chosen) about math/adding
Interpersonal - explain to a group of peers how to solve a problem
Intrapersonal - write a letter to him/self about how to solve addition problems
Linguistics - write a poem about math/adding
Logical-Mathematical - write own problems or solve those provided
Nature - Go outside and add together different plants, animals, (or both), ect.
Spatial - Draw a picture to represent an addition problem
Bodily-Kinesthetic - create a dance that involves adding like "1 turn plus 1 turn is 2 turns"