Delivering learning coaching functions in an organisation6
1 According to HowardLearning Gardner, ‘understandings involve a mix of mental representations, entailing differentStyles intelligences’. Gardner identifies at least seven intelligences, and it is now thought that there are at least eight.VAKQuestionnaire Try assessing your own balance ofMultiple intelligences byIntelligences completing thewheel questionnaire
Turning to the left or the right? 2Turning anti-clockwise? Turning clockwise? The left side The right side of your brain of your brain is is dominant dominant (most (less common). common).
Left side Right side 3Logical, details are Use feelings; need toimportant; facts rule; know the whole picture;words and language imagination rules;are important; present symbols and images areand past; mathematics important; present andand science; need future; understand spaceorder; practical; prefer and shape; believe;safety. consider possibilities; prepared to take risks.
11 We are all different We have different learning preferencesConsideration Teachers tend to have a preference forof Learning deliveryStyles We need to be conscious that some pupils may not be ‘hard-wired’ to learn in the way that we deliver lessons If we can adapt to deliver in a variety of styles, it is more likely that pupils will learn better