20 learning styles srate-2013

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20 learning styles srate-2013

  1. 1. 20 Learning Styles Individualizing to Learn Presented by Mrs. Melinda Stickney Dr. Joe Jerles Austin Peay State University SRATE Annual Conference, 2013 © Larry Lowrance
  2. 2. THE GREAT HUMAN BRAIN It is why we are who we are  Is where we think and  from which we speak, learn and store information  Become who we are  Learns in multiple ways --called learning styles
  3. 3. MANY LEARNING STYLES  Today we will share some ways to look at learning that you may not have thought about  Familiar Learning Styles  Visual Learning: seeing what is to be learned  Auditory Learning: listening to what is to be learned  Tactile Learning: tactile engagement of what is to be learned  17 Other Learning Styles
  4. 4. 4. MULTISENSORY LEARNING engaging learning through multiple senses  Immersion in sensations  whole body experiences  Multimedia presentations of learning  The more a student is challenged, the easier learning occurs via multiple senses http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0c-f1PEOZa4
  5. 5. 5. SIMULTANEOUS LEARNING doing several things at once  Multitasking  Listening to music while working  Going back and forth between activities to learn  Engaging multiple pathways
  6. 6. 6. SEQUENTIAL LEARNING doing one thing at a time, then moving to next project  Rotate through centers or stations  Processing and mastery of information in steps  Task analysis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJiDV3EXC4E
  7. 7. 7. CONCRETE LEARNING hands-on experience with learning  Story sequence  Using manipulatives for math  Project based learning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rog1-H6pZDs
  8. 8. 8. ABSTRACT LEARNING manipulating abstract concepts  Thinking to relate and expand ideas  Socratic method  Manipulating religious ideas and concepts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWkgHHp0kDY
  9. 9. 9. INDOOR LEARNING when one learns best being inside, sitting in cozy chairs in comfortable temperatures  Independent reading centers  Sitting at a computer to learn  Working a puzzle  Reading in bed with mom or dad
  10. 10. 10. OUTDOOR LEARNING being outdoors in open spaces  Rock climbing  Gardening  Playing organized sports outside  Running with dog or riding a horse  Visiting a historical monument  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dh_XE40mj 4
  11. 11. 11. LEFT BRAIN LEARNING tasks are logical, analytic and objective  Learning numbers and math  Learning scientific concepts  Measuring and manipulating things http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xn7mGQ25to
  12. 12. 12. RIGHT BRAIN LEARNING tasks are intuitive, thoughtful and subjective  Linguistic concepts  Learning second languages  Playing and learning music  Art and Dramatic play  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ydJr1Is8xI
  13. 13. 13. HIGH TECH LEARNING activities centered in technology  Tablet technology (iPads, Kindle, etc.)  Computers  Television and movies  Simulators, video games, arcades http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5fTo6jIZNc
  14. 14. 14. LOW TECH LEARNING readily available found objects  Writing with paper and pencil or crayons  Lincoln Logs  Recyclables
  15. 15. 15. ACTIVE LEARNING when one learns best by doing things  Collaboration  Games  School plays  Learning centers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HM5I79fWTk
  16. 16. 16. PASSIVE LEARNING when one learns best by thinking and reflecting  Taking time to imagine, wonder  Reading and reflecting  Taking a “time out” to consider consequences
  17. 17. 17. STRUCTURED LEARNING formalized teacher-directed schedule  Coming in to a classroom with things on the desk to do and centers activated and ready  Following learned routines of the day  Attending to and following teacher directions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZQFErJn-Eg
  18. 18. 18.UNSTRUCTURED LEARNING  Group learning activities  Trial and Error Learning  Problem Based Learning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXpfCfuDqnY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgA1wZhW5TE
  19. 19. 19. SOLITARY LEARNING when one learns best being left to work alone  Engaging in tasks alone  Competing against ones self…beating best time  Parallel Play
  20. 20. 20. SOCIAL LEARNING group and cooperative learning activities  Working in teams  Competing as teams  Having partners or buddies  Group projects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqY5wrSiWe0
  21. 21. TO SUMMARIZE Remember as you depart:  The human brain is an active and creative place  Today we shared 20 ways it learns – there are more  Help your students use them to organize their classrooms -- To meet needs of those who learn differently -- To meet needs of those who have disabilities
  22. 22. Resources Jerlesj.wikispaces.com/jnb;’oibn’rtr/
  23. 23. THANK YOU  Questions: Please contact Mrs. Melinda Stickney Dr. Joe Jerles e: jerlesj@apsu.edu College of Education Box 4545 Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN 37044

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