7 Styles of Learning

Which style of learning do you fall under?

  1. Linguistic Learner- Likes to read, write, tell stories; is good at memorizing;learns best by saying, hearing and seeing words
  2. Logical/Mathematical Learner- Likes to do experiments, figure things out, work with numbers, ask questions, explore patterns and relationships; is good at math, reasoning, logic, problem solving; learns best by categorizing, classifying, working with abstract patterns/relationships.
  3. Spatial Learner- Likes to draw, build, design and create  things, daydream, look at pictures, watch movies, play with machines; is good at imagining things, sensing changes, mazes/puzzles, reading maps, charts; learns best by visualizing, dreaming, using the mind’s eye, working with colors/pictures
  4. Musical Learner- Likes to sing, hum tunes, listen to music, play an instrument, respond to music’ is good at picking up sounds, remembering melodies, noticing pitches/rhythms, keeping tune; learns best by rhythm, melody, music.
  5. Bodily/Kinesthetic Learner- Likes to move around, touch and talk, use body language; is good at physical activities, crafts; learns best by touching, moving, interacting with space, processing knowledge through bodily sensations.
  6. Interpersonal Learner- Likes to have lots of friends, talk to people, join groups; is good at understanding people, leading others, organizing, communicating, manipulating, mediating conflicts; learns best by sharing, comparing, relating, cooperating, interviewing
  7. Intrapersonal Learner- Likes to work alone, pursue own interest; is good at understanding self, focusing inward on feelings/dreams, following instructions, pursuing interests and goals, being original; learns best by working alone, individualized projects, self-paced instruction, having own space.

Knowing how you learn helps make learning easier.

Ashley Myers

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