DEFINITIONUnlike Auditory and Kinesthetic, visuallearner tends to learn watching, toknow a new concept. Fifty to sixty-fivepercent of people are visuals.
FEATURES They tend to remember new faces, but they have troubles to remember the name of new people. When they go to a new place, they look around to analyze everything. Theydo not support the disorder, so they use to be clean and tidy.
They often are daydreaming when they have been listening to someone for such a long time. They are faster looking words at the dictionary than the others. They use graphs, charts, maps and pictures to learn.
They like to plan things before do it. If they cannot explain something by talk, they try to draw the explanation. They use to express by their body instead of the language.
They work with computers, flashcards, videos and films. They study better if they have a quiet place, to be far away from noise. When they are studying they visualize the text as a photograph to remember it.
While they are reading they take notes to organize what they are reading. Theyuse sentences like: “Do you see?”, “Show me”, or “Look at this”. Their eyes look up, to the left and up to the right.
STRATEGIES• To remember sentences andimportant words of a text theyshould use bright colours like yellow,green or orange fluorescent. Brightpost-its can help too.• The teacher doesn’t have to movea lot when she/he is talking becausevisual learners need to see her/hismouth.
•Permit the student to read in silenceinstead of aloud.•Help the student to use acronyms formemorize series of words, for examplenames of mountains, capitals, rivers,countries, etc.•To follow oral instructions, ask thestudents to repeat them, for realize thatthe student has understood theinstructions.