Their learning is predominantly through what they see and can visualize. The teacher should therefore ensure he/she uses many demonstrations and also learning materials that are visually pleasant as well as striving as much as possible to make mental paintings and images. Auditory learners are active listeners by natures and tend to talk slowly while thinking a very linear manner. They prefer verbal explanations as opposed to written notes and as such they most favored method of learning involves listening actively and verbalizing. The teacher therefore needs to sound very good, have a meticulous lesson plan and deliver content through active organized conversations. Learners categorized as kinesthetic are typically extremely slow at talking and making decisions. They engage all their senses in the learning process and they learn better when trying and solving problems in real life. They therefore the hands-on approach to doing thinks and their learning is predominantly by trial and error. The teacher should be hands on at demonstrating, use case solution discussions and engage them practically in tackling problems.
In conclusion therefore classroom learning and teaching is a complex process requiring the teacher to have a concise understanding of his class. There are different types of learners in the same classroom requiring different types of skills and therefore by knowing this the teacher is better placed to employ the best teaching strategies that involve all the learner types in the process without favoring a particular learning ...Show more