Learning Styles

by: Cassie Williams

8 Types of Learning Styles

  • Verbal/Linguistic- related to words and language
-Characteristics:

-like to read books

-listens to and gives oral presentations

-communicates through written and oral messages

-likes discussion and debates

-likes to explain things

- These people learn best by: saying, hearing and seeing words


  • Logical/Mathematical- reasoned, precise, accurate
-likes to conduct experiments

-likes to work with numbers


  • Bodily,Kinesthetic- hearing, seeing, smelling, feeling
-likes to move around


-good at sports


  • Visual/Spatial-mental images, seeing
-likes to draw, build, design, and create


-daydreamer and imaginative


  • Musical/Rhythmic-sound arranged in patterns, tone, and pitch through music, poetry, color, painting, photography
-likes to sing, hum tunes, listen to music, play an instrument


-good at keeping time


  • Interpersonal- related to relationships with other people
-good at understanding people


-have lots of friends


  • Interpersonal- within self
-likes to work alone


-original


  • Naturalistic- related to nature and the environment
-likes to work outside


-likes to work with animals