What Are Learning Styles?

Parents and educators talk a lot about learning styles and the important role they play in helping a child learn. What is a learning style and how do you figure out what your child’s learning style is?

What are learning styles?

Watch my video below for an introduction to learning styles. Then, scroll down for more information and helpful links.

 Highlights From the Video

2 Broad Categories of Learners

  1. Social learners learn best in group settings
  2. Solitary learners learn best alone and in a more quiet environment

 4 Types of Learning Styles

  1. Visual learners learn best with images and graphs and usually try to mentally visualize what they are learning.
  2. Auditory learners prefer learning through sound and music.
  3. Verbal learners learn through words whether those words are written or spoken.
  4. Kinesthetic learners prefer learning through movement and using their five senses.

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Additional Resources and Learning Style Assessment Tests

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