Learning Styles and Study Skills
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How Do you Learn?
Have you ever been taught a lesson only to later realize that you haven't quite learned anything? Have you ever wondered why your classmate might understand a lesson better than yourself? Lastly, have you ever considered what skills work best to allow you to learn, understand, and remember class material. One thing to consider is your learning style and study skills!
Everyone is different when it comes to how information is received and maintained, which is why it is essential that we get to know our own personal learning style and develop study skills to help to understand and retain information.
Some students prefer visual learning. These type of students prefer to see something right in front of them. Visual learners want to see how things are done. These type of learners also want to watch videos and look at graphs or charts, they also like to see things written down.
An aural learner is someone who is good at listening. These learners are ok with just being told how to do something. Summarizing and reciting back to oneself is one way that they go about memorizing material. These are the type of learners that can listen to tapes and learn a new language. Learning from hearing is what and aural learner consist of.
A kinestetic learner would prefer to touch, feel, or play with the things that they are learning about. This type of learner prefers activities to learn things and demonstrations are also helpful to someone who is a kinesthetic learner
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