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Kinesthetic Listening

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Let us look at three commonly overlooked learning styles that can help you determine whether your child is a hearing, visual, or kinesthetic learner. The most physically-oriented of all the learning styles, Kinesthetic learners best absorb information by touch, movement, and movement. People with the bodily kinesthetic learning style learn best when allowed to engage in the sensory experience of touch, as well as the motor movements of both fine and gross motor skills, as part of the learning process.    Show Source Texts

Essentially, kinesthetic learners process information better when they are physically engaged in the learning process. Often, people with a kinesthetic style of learning struggle to learn in a traditional, lecture-based education, as the body does not make the connection that it is doing something when it is listening with no movement. When considering the style of child learning, either as a kinesthetic learner (who requires motion in order to learn) or as a tactile learner (who requires hands-on learning), the traditional classroom setting may be the biggest barrier to learning. Then, you are faced with touch-kinesthetic learners, students who have to physically move things around and use their entire body to learn. Touch-kinesthetic learners are students who have a very visual, spatial, spatial, motor, sensory, tactile, motor, sensory, and motor style learning.    Show Source Texts

When you see your tactile learners benefiting, along with your visual, auditory, and verbal learners, from moving around the classroom, you are going to want to include movement-based and tactile-based learning whenever possible. Through strength-based, learner-centered approaches, educators need to get kinesthetic learners engaged in activities that involve movement, because they learn through doing. Learners who have a kinesthetic preference learn through movement and positive experiences. The information that Kinesthetic and Tactile learners learn by moving their bodies will be stored in their brains, helping them to pay attention and retain what they have learned.    Show Source Texts

If you tell them that standing, waving your legs, and even pace around the floor is fine, so long as it does not disturb other students, they will perform better. To help the visual learner retain information better, set out art supplies that they can use to make visual representations of what they are learning. Visual learners are engaged by vibrant colors and crisp diagrams, and they can pick up on learning through videos, demonstrations, and class assignments. Auditory learners are kids who enjoy building sets, model kits, and interactive displays in the kids museum. They will often break things down just to be able to understand them.    Show Source Texts

Auditory learners will often say, show me, when trying to learn something new, and like to watch someone else do the activity before trying it out for themselves. Auditory learners make hand gestures while speaking, are bad listeners, stay extremely close while speaking or listening, and quickly lose interest in lengthy talks. Learning means that they recall and comprehend new concepts best when it is explained aloud – even when doing the talking themselves. Seeing As Visual Learners cannot learn by visual means, they have to re-repeat what they have seen.    Show Source Texts

For instance, in order to learn to waltz, they will benefit from seeing a different couple perform the steps of the dance before taking the task themselves. For example, someone who would be best at learning through diagrams, pictures, charts would be a visual learner, or a spatial learner. A visual or spatial learner is someone who learns better when visual aids are present to direct the learning process. Visual or spatial learners are typically technical-oriented and go into engineering fields.    Show Source Texts

Visual learners also tend to have a great sense of dress, sometimes simply looking at a colleague who is colour coordinated may provide some clues about their style of learning. A kinesthetic learner is also a scientist by nature, and needs to interact with objects in order to understand them (or to understand them as best they can). Children with Kinesthetic Learning Styles typically like science labs, outdoors classes, reading theatres, group projects, and other activities that make learning goals come alive with positive engagement.    Show Source Texts

Read more about kinesthetic learning and its characteristics, benefits, and strategies for implementation when teaching these types of learners. Teaching strategies and activities that support the kinesthetic learner in time, planning for different styles of learning, becomes second nature. Kinesthetic learners can most easily be taught through classes that include practice examples throughout the lesson, instead of via lectures.    Show Source Texts

The kinesthetic style of learning encourages students to become active in the learning process and to discover new ways of solving problems, instead of being passive and merely watching a demonstration or listening to a theory. Learners frequently discover their own creativity, approaching the study from multiple perspectives, when they use a kinesthetic learning style, which, in turn, promotes more robust creative thinking in general. Collaborative learning activities focus on the students own exploration or application, not on teacher presentations.    Show Source Texts

Perceptual describes auditory, visual, tactile, and kinesthetic styles in which students are most effective learners. Kinesthetic-tactile techniques are used together with visual and/or auditory study techniques to create a multi-sensory learning experience. A language learner is a person who learns better with language skills, including reading, writing, listening, or speaking.    Show Source Texts

Identify shapes and attributes found in school buildings, on pavement, and in surrounding environments Kinesthetic learners make up a smaller proportion of students in most classrooms than are visual, auditory, and verbal learners. Other good aids to teaching visual learners include highlighters for note-taking and reading assignments, small boards to make quick sketches of concepts, and flashcards. For example, in learning about wind power, whereas a visual learner may understand how wind turbines function by watching a video, a kinesthetic learner will rather construct a pinwheel and draw connections between a pinwheel and wind turbines in order to understand more about how wind power works.    Show Source Texts