Grade 2 or 3 some students have become visual learners, as they process
more and more information through reading and pictures.
deliberate. Plans in
advance. Organizes thoughts by writing them; lists problems
seems to ask somebody
to repeat what s/he just said.
found staring out
the window when actually trying to pay attention to something else.
knows what they want to
say, but just can't think of the words.
accused of talking
with hands or calling something a thingamajig or a whatyacallit.
have been in speech therapy
some time previously (or currently).
trouble understanding a
person who is talking unless able to watch the person's face while s/he
faces, forgets names.
rather receive directions
in a demonstration format than in spoken form.
watching TV or listening
to the radio, someone is always asking to turn down the volume.
"Huh?" or "Eh?" too much.
rather demonstrate how
to do something than make a speech.
distinguish spoken words
that sound similar (bell-bill, pin-pen, Mary-marry)
remembering things unless
written down e.g. telephone numbers.
board games such as checkers
better than listening games.
makes mistakes when
speaking (like saying "He got expended from school.").
art work better than music.
go over most of the alphabet
in order to remember whether, e.g.. M comes before R.
answer questions with
yes or no rather than with complete sentences.
do a lot of things that
are hard to explain with words (like fixing machines or doing
doodling on the edges
of your papers
words such as see, look,
and watch, etc. "I can't picture that"
student to sit at the
front of a classroom to better watch facial expressions, etc.
graphics to reinforce learning;
films, slides, illustrations, diagrams and doodles. Use 'show' rather
a highlighter to color code
and organize notes and possessions.
flow charts and diagrams
for note taking.
spelling of words
or facts to be memorized.
- 'Print oriented'
people depend more on words or numbers in their images.
learners are more shape-
handouts to illustrate
a quiet place to study
away from verbal/auditory disturbances.
learners visualize information
as a picture to aid memorization.