People who experience the world primarily kinaesthetically like to get information through their hands or bodies or emotions. Kinaesthetic Way
They like to touch things, move their hands or feet, walk around the room. They also take notes, not necessarily to look at them again, but because the movement of their hand across the page helps them to absorb information. Kinaesthetic Way
Everyone uses all three learning modalities, but generally there is one modality that is more dominant or that fosters better concentration.
Knowing which is your dominant modality can help you to assimilate information and communicate information better.
It’s pretty common to see facilitators teach in a way that is convenient for them…
...but not the most effective way for the participants to absorb it!
Think of a teacher trying to teach the alphabet through all three learning modalities. How it would be? Let’s try some options.
Shows pictures, or video of the alphabet Visual Way
Has the students sing the alphabet Auditory Way
Has the students act out the letters Kinaesthetic Way