Accommodating learning style
It also uses a limited range of learning and teaching techniques.Many schools still rely on classroom and book-based teaching, much repetition, and pressured exams for reinforcement and review.A result is that we often label those who use these learning styles and techniques as �bright.� Those who use less favored learning styles often find themselves in lower classes, with various not-so-complimentary labels and sometimes lower quality teaching.This can create positive and negative spirals that reinforce the belief that one is "smart" or "dumb".A hands-on learning style, relying on intuition and not much on logic.Those with this learning style often have a preference to practical, experiential approaches, with attraction to new experiences and challenging engagements while carrying out tasks.Thus, the same learner may be in need of different approaches to learning in different situations.
This learning style is more common in information and science careers, with preference on readings, following logical approaches, being concise, and with the ability to explore and manipulate analytical models.
Your learning styles have more influence than you may realize. They also change the way you internally represent experiences, the way you recall information, and even the words you choose. Research shows us that each learning style uses different parts of the brain.
By involving more of the brain during learning, we remember more of what we learn.
Researchers using brain-imaging technologies have been able to find out the key areas of the brain responsible for each learning style.
For example: Click the links in the navigation menu on the left (or above) to learn more about the individual learning styles, or go to the learning styles inventory page to try a test to discover your own learning styles.