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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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  • 11.

    Helping Auditory Learners Succeed

    Here are some characteristics of auditory learners and what strategies maximize their learning.

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    Self-Directed Learning

    The concept of Self-Directed Learning (SDL) is one which educators have investigated and discussed for many years. This...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    A Comparison of Directed and Constructivist Models

    The table below illustrates the differences between the Directed and Constructovist models of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Cognitive Learning Styles

    Cognitive style theorists stress that school tasks can contribute to learning disabilities when they require students to...

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    Visual-Spatial Learner: An Introduction

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  • 16.

    Child-Centered Education

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    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Developing Metacognition

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    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Raising an Independent Thinker

    There are lots of fun ways to nurture individual learning styles and independent thinking skills at home. Here's what...

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    Mastering the Art of Learning

    All parents want their chidren to love learning. They undoubtedly want to help kids find passionate interests, and...

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    Gardner's Multiple Intelligences

    Howard Gardner concedes that a general factor may very well exist in intelligence, but he questions its usefulness in...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall