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Learning Styles. Robert Dotson Curriculum Facilitator, EC Department Lenoir County Public Schools. Ground Rules. Look Listen Learn Lend your abilities & insights. Food for Thought. “Schools tend to be a place where students come to watch adults work.”. Learning Styles. Purpose:
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Learning Styles Robert Dotson Curriculum Facilitator, EC Department Lenoir County Public Schools
Ground Rules • Look • Listen • Learn • Lend your abilities & insights
Food for Thought “Schools tend to be a place where students come to watch adults work.”
Learning Styles Purpose: • Introduction to Learning styles • Become Aware of Personal Learning Style • Discover Implications for Classroom Instruction References: • Learning Style Inventory for Adults (Silver,Strong,& Hanson 2006) • Dr. Daniel R. Moirao, Ed.D • So Each May Learn: Integrating Learning Styles & Multiple Intelligences (Silver, Strong, & Perini 2000)
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Learning Style Inventory Directions: • Complete page 2 (horizontal) • Compute Scores on page 7 (vertical) • Complete Profile Table & Graph ( Page 8) • **Leave “Subjective Ranking” column blank **
Sensing and thinking produces Masterylearners • who are efficient and results-oriented, preferring action to words and involvement to theory. • They have a high energy level for doing things that are pragmatic, detailed, and useful.
Intuition and thinking produces Understandinglearners • who prefer to be challenged intellectually and to think things through for themselves. • They are curious about ideas, have a high tolerance for theory and abstraction, a taste for complex problems, and a concern for long- range consequences.
Sensing and feeling produces Interpersonal learners • who are sensitive to people’s feelings – their own and others. • They prefer to learn about things that directly affect people’s lives rather than impersonal facts or theories.
Intuition and feeling produces Self-Expressive learners • who dare to dream, are committed to their values, are open to alternatives, and are constantly searching for new and unusual ways to express themselves.