Characteristics Of Learning For Students With Different Cognitive / Learning Styles

865 Words Dec 17th, 2015 4 Pages
An ELL student is described as a linguistically and culturally diverse student who is learning the English language in addition to his or her native language. In my current fieldwork experience and to the best of my knowledge, there are no ELLs students attending any of the classes that I currently observe. From what I’ve observed, the classes I attend are not highly diversified by ELL’s, those students who are, seem to speak English fluently with no noticeable difficulty. Therefore, I am unable to give any descriptions on learning accommodations as of now on ELL’s. However, there were many lessons that did observe that accommodated different learning styles, that would also help ELL students if they were present in the classroom, such as, visual, auditory and tactile learning accommodations.
Throughout my observations there have been many characteristics of lessons that helped accommodate students with different cognitive/learning styles. In my current observation the teacher would design her lessons to accommodate visual learners. In one particular class, she held a visual class experiment to show the process of osmosis instead of lecturing about the process. She had the students then draw the process of osmosis in their lab workbooks. This type of accommodation allowed visual learners to receive the information being taught. Visual learner are able to see and experience the process of osmosis rather than just reading about it in the text or listening to a lecture. This…

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