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Learning Styles: What is my Learning Style?

Explanations and strategies for different types of learning styles.

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We all learn differently

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How do you learn best?

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How does the act of writing affect your brain?

Can you answer YES

How many of these questions can you answer Yes to?

  • I draw pictures or diagrams to help me understand this subject.
  • I make up questions that I try to answer about this subject.
  • When I am learning something new in this subject, I think back to what I already know about it.
  • I discuss what I am doing in this subject with others.
  • I practice things over and over until I know them well in this subject.
  • I think about my thinking, to check if I understand the ideas in this subject.
  • When I don’t understand something in this subject I go back over it again.
  • I make a note of things that I don’t understand very well in this subject, so that I can follow them up.
  • When I have finished an activity in this subject I look back to see how well I did.
  • I organize my time to manage my learning in this subject.
  • I make plans for how to do the activities in this subject.

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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn by the Global Digital Citizen Team (November 19, 2015)


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