These people will use phrases such as ‘tell me’, ‘let’s talk it over’ and will be best able to perform a new task after listening to instructions from an expert.
These are the people who are happy being given spoken instructions over the telephone, and can remember all the words to songs that they hear!
Accomodating learners Ruma xxx
’ and will be best able to perform a new task by going ahead and trying it out, learning as they go.
These are the people who like to experiment, hands-on, and never look at the instructions first!
Many of the students in Project Athena will be on free or reduced lunch status, be minority students or have a learning disability of some kind.
Odds are, every student in your class has a different preferred learning style, which can make it difficult for you to be the most effective teacher.
However, by trying to incorporate various methods into your teaching, you may be able to reach the majority of your students.
At the college level, it is expected that students have an idea of how to adapt to most teachers, although it cannot hurt to help them out a little!
Below we have the three major learning styles and ways in which you can accommodate them.
Someone with a Visual learning style has a preference for seen or observed things, including pictures, diagrams, demonstrations, displays, handouts, films, flip-chart, etc.
These people will use phrases such as ‘show me’, ‘let’s have a look at that’ and will be best able to perform a new task after reading the instructions or watching someone else do it first.