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Alford Academy PASS Workshop. Session Objectives. We would like you to:-. 1. Hear about learning styles in S2 Enrichment from Megan. Learn from our seniors, Rachel and Jasper, how to find out about your own learning style. Use an on-line learning styles questionnaire.

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Alford academy pass workshop

Alford AcademyPASS Workshop


Session objectives

Session Objectives

We would like you to:-

1. Hear about learning styles in S2 Enrichment from Megan.

  • Learn from our seniors, Rachel and Jasper, how to find out about your own learning style.

  • Use an on-line learning styles questionnaire.

  • Spend a little time browsing the Learning and Teaching Scotland Study Support website.

5. Help us to evaluate what we do and tell us how we can improve.


Learning styles by megan s2

Learning StylesbyMegan (S2)


What is a learning style

What is a learning style?

A learning style is a way of learning that is best for you, also known as a learning preference.

How I learn best:-

Visual = 6Auditory = 4Read/write = 2Kinesthetic = 11


What do these scores mean

What do these scores mean?

Having a strong Kinesthetic score I am a DOING LEARNER

I prefer for example:

Lab workField TripsBeing given real life examplesHands–on practical work


More on learning styles by rachel and jasper

More on Learning StylesByRachel and Jasper


Vark learning styles

VARK Learning Styles

V stands for VISUAL – you prefer seeing:


Vark learning styles1

VARK Learning Styles

A stands for AURAL – you prefer listening:

* discuss topics with others

* discuss topics with your teachers

* explain new ideas to other people

* use a tape recorder

* remember the interesting examples, stories, jokes

* describe the overheads, pictures and other visuals to somebody who was not there

* leave spaces in your notes for later recall and 'filling'


Vark learning styles2

VARK Learning Styles

R stands for READ/WRITE

* lists

* headings

* dictionaries

* glossaries

* definitions

* handouts

* textbooks

* readings (library)

* notes

* teachers who use words well and have lots of information in sentences and notes


Vark learning styles3

VARK Learning Styles

K stands for KINESTHETIC – you prefer to DO

* use all your senses

* lab work

* field trips

* real life examples

* hands on approaches (cooking, computers)

* trial and error

* exhibits, samples, photographs

* recipes, solutions to problems, previous worked examples


What s your vark learning style

What’s your VARK learning style?

1. Log into the school computer

  • Access the website http://www.vark-learn.com

3. Select the questionnaire link – have a go!


Group discussion

Group Discussion

1. Did any of you score equally on all VARKs?

2. Do you agree with the VARK scores? In what ways?

3. How might your child use VARK scores to aid their studies?


Lts website

LTS Website

1. In your pack is a helpsheet on how to use the Learning Teaching Scotland website

2. Spend a few moments browsing this site

3. How might you use this with your child to support their studies?


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