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Learning Styles and Differences

Different children have different personalities, and likewise, children have different intelligences and learning styles-some are visual-spatial learners, some auditory learners, some kinesthetic learners, and some a combination. By understanding your child's learning personality, you can tailor his environment or teach him tips to help him succeed in school and in life.

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    What It Means to Be an Auditory Learner

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    Cooperative Learning is a Brain Turn-On

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