Learning Styles, Visual, Auditory, And Kinesthetic Essays

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The ability of educators to understand student-learning styles increases the potential at which the students learn. When teachers know the various learning styles of the students in their classroom it is easier for them to adjust their teaching style to accommodate all students. There are different learning styles but the three most popular are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Students will always use all of their senses to process information but there are always preferences in how they learn best. Teachers can incorporate these different learning styles into their lessons, their activities, their centers, and even the curriculum. By implementing learning styles into teaching, students are able to succeed and learn at their highest potential.
The three main learning styles are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Visual learners think in pictures. In other words, they learn best seeing visual images. Visual learners tend to take extensive notes of the material being taught. They are dependent on the instructor’s body language and non-verbal cues to help them understand the material. I tend to put visual learners at the front of the classroom so other students’ movement or other activity in the classroom cannot distract them. They learn best through pictures, videos, graphics, diagrams, charts, and models. Auditory learners process information through hearing, listening, and interpreting information. They learn more proficiently from reading out loud and may struggle to…

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