Secret tips to successful learning
As there are different types of people, there are different types of learning. It applies to all age categories. Each of us is different and some things may seem more difficult for you to learn and absorb than to others. If is because of different learning methods. Do you know your favourite method? If you have a child, do you know what method they love the most?
Which type are YOU?
The secret tips to successful learning: 8 Different Learning Types
Most people think that children and adults only have one way to learn something, this is an incorrect way of thinking. Each student is unique and therefore each student learns and picks up information differently. Our learning styles are as unique as personalities.
Learns can be divided into 8 different styles, and new research shows that these different learning styles are unique to each student. If you are a parent or a teacher then this information might help you to better understand your student’s or child’s learning method.
Our teachers know this methods, that's why our students learn faster and actually retain all the knowledge they learn.
By understanding your student’s or child’s learning style you can help them to better understand what they are learning and in turn they will feel more confident about themselves.
The Linguistic Learner
The linguistic learner is one who learns best through linguistic skills including reading, writing, listening, or speaking.
Sometimes, it’s a combination of these methods. So, for example, if a linguistic learner wanted to tackle a new skill, their best method of learning would be to read about it, then listen to an audio recording and take notes on it. Finally, concretizing it would require speaking about it and, possibly, writing about it extensively.
Not surprisingly, some of the best teachers and professors are linguistic learners. It’s in the nature of the profession.
The naturalist learns by working with, and experiencing, nature.
If this sounds a lot like a scientist, it’s because that’s how scientists learn. The naturalist loves experiences, loves observing the world around them, and captures the best information or knowledge through experimentation.
The Musical or Rhythmic Learner
The musical or rhythmic learner is one who learns using melody or rhythm.
This would be like a musician learning how to play by listening to a piece of music or a drummer who hears beats in his head and on the street from arbitrary sources before putting it together in the studio. But it can also be a person who learns best while humming, whistling, toe-tapping, tapping their pencil on the desk, wiggling, or listening to music in the background. For this person, music isn’t a distraction but instead actually helps the learning process.
The Kinesthetic Learner