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LEARNING STYLE HELPS

We have Learning Style Helps to aid you in selecting products that best fit your child's learning profile. Products on this website are categorized using our Learning Profile Definitions. To learn more about these definitions please continue reading or you may visit our Learning Profile Search page to see how you can search for the products that match your child's Learning Style.


LEARNING PROFILE DEFINITIONS

The following list summarizes the elements of Modalities, Thinking Styles, Personalities and Expressions. This chart is included as a quick reference for our Learning Profile Search and is by no means a complete guide. To learn the complete meaning of each of the elements in the four categories we recommend that you purchase the "Learning Styles Kit" by Lori Coeman. Click on the button below to view more information about this kit. This kit includes everything that you need to learn about Learning Styles as well as how to evaluate your child and select the proper curricula.



Modalities – How information is presented
V
Visual - See it or watch it done
A
Auditory - Hear it
TK
Tactile-Kinesthetic - Touch it or do it
   
Thinking Styles - How the information is used
C
Concrete - Focuses on facts and figures
Ab
Abstract - Focuses on relationships, principles, ideas, and underlying meanings or moods
S
Sequential - Orders information in a linear, step-by-step manner
R
Random - Orders information in chunks with no particular sequence
An
Analytical - Breaks information down into the component parts and are very detail-oriented
G
Global - Sees information in terms of the overall picture and the context
   
Personalities - Acts as a filter, impacts all levels of learning
D
Directing - Fast-paced and task-oriented
I
Influencing - Fast-paced and people-oriented
St
Steady - Slower-paced and people-oriented
Cn
Conscientious - Slower-paced and task-oriented
   
Expressions - Ways to apply what is learned
Li
Linguistic - Skilled with words
Sp
Spatial - Skilled with pictures, dealing with objects in space, and the arts
ML
Mathematical/Logical - Skilled with numbers, patterns, organizing, and/or formal reasoning
BK
Bodily/Kinesthetic - Skilled at movement with good eye-hand coordination, athletics or dance
IP
Interpersonal - Has good people skills
IR
Intrapersonal - Skilled at introspection, a "thinker"
M
Mechanical - Skilled with their hands
Mu
Musical - Skilled at rhythm and/or sound
N
Natural - Skilled with anything to do with the outdoors
LH
Life Enhancement - Skilled at crafts, home management, and caring for
others
   
Miscellaneous Definitions:
Living Books - Books that are generally written by only one author (as opposed to a team of experts who put together a textbook) who is very familiar and enthusiastic about the subject. This tends to make the book more exciting, personable, and comprehensive. Most reflect good writing that has stood the test of time (such as the "classics").

Learning Profile - A comprehensive, all-inclusive view of how a student process information or "learns." It includes elements generally known as "learning styles" such as how a student prefers to receive, process, and use information.


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