Major 7 Styles of Learning.Which one is appropriate for you ?

Learning styles, particularly Howard Gardner’s version of them, make sense intuitively, and have been very popular with K-12 educators. However, as others have mentioned here, there is no evidence that supports them. They are a wonderful idea, but people just don’t learn the way Howard Gardner describes. I think educators cling to them because they do encourage the development a variety of teaching methods that are more fun and engaging than the typical lecture-based approach to education.

You love to learn. Your students, colleagues, and parents love to learn. But what types of styles of learning are most effective for each party? Surely there is no one-size-fits-all approach to learning. After all, we’re seeing a dramatic increase in the number of learning tools made available and they cover an array of learning styles.Read through the following infographic to get a detailed look at the 7 styles of learning. (more…)

Bloom’s Taxonomy with Verbs

The fact that now students are being encouraged to design and create their own assignments to demonstrate their abilities provides each individual learner with an opportunity to express themselves in a way they are able to comfortably utilize. For example in the past students would not even be considered to do class assignments in their own individual way, as long as concepts were met. In the past students were taught by repetition, and memorization which has not been as effective. The new ways of thinking regarding the learner as an equal to the teacher, and applying Bloom’s Taxonomy within the classrooms and curriculums provide learners with an infinite amount of methods and strategies to use to demonstrate their capability.

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