What's Your Learning Style?

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Are you curious why you do better in some classes and with some teachers than others? Different people have different learning styles, which influences how you process information, solve problemsm, and learn new skills. The three primary learning styles are: Visual Auditory Tactile (also referred to as Kinesthetic) Most people learn best by using a combination of learning styles although they have one primary learning style. The most effective way to learn is almost always by using a combination of learning styles. For example, you might be primarily a visual learner, so seeing the information written will be most helpful to you. However, if you see the information, write it on a flashcard, and then quiz yourself out loud, the


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  • 1. 
    When you work on solving a problem, do you:
    • A. 

      Make a list, organize the steps, and check them off as they are done

    • B. 

      Make a few phone calls and talk to friends or experts

    • C. 

      Make a model of the problem or mentally walk through the steps

  • 2. 
    When you study for a test, do you prefer to:
    • A. 

      Have someone ask you questions, or repeat facts silently to yourself

    • B. 

      Read notes, read headings in a book, and look at diagrams/illustrations

    • C. 

      Write things on index cards and make models or diagrams

  • 3. 
    If you were at a party, what would you be most likely to remember the next day?
    • A. 

      The faces of the people but not the names

    • B. 

      The names but not the faces

    • C. 

      What was said while you were at the party

  • 4. 
    When you tell a story you prefer to:
    • A. 

      Say the story out loud

    • B. 

      Write the story

    • C. 

      Act out the story

  • 5. 
    What are you most likely to do when you are angry?
    • A. 

      Shout or voice your anger

    • B. 

      Scowl

    • C. 

      Stomp off and slam doors

  • 6. 
    When you aren’t sure how to spell a word, which of these are you most likely to do?
    • A. 

      Sound it out

    • B. 

      Draw the letters in the air with a finger

    • C. 

      Write it down to see if it looks right

  • 7. 
    To learn how something works (like a new computer program or a game), you prefer to:
    • A. 

      Test it out and try to figure it out for yourself

    • B. 

      Listen to someone explain it

    • C. 

      Watch a movie about it

  • 8. 
    Would you rather attend:
    • A. 

      A music class

    • B. 

      An exercise class

    • C. 

      An art class

  • 9. 
    What is most distracting for you when you are trying to concentrate?
    • A. 

      Noises

    • B. 

      Visual distractions

    • C. 

      Sensations like: hunger, tight shoes, or worry

  • 10. 
    When you are in a new place, how do you find your destination?
    • A. 

      Ask someone for directions

    • B. 

      Look for a map or directory

    • C. 

      Start walking around until you find what you’re looking for

  • 11. 
    When teaching someone something new, you tend to:
    • A. 

      Write instructions down

    • B. 

      Give a verbal explanation

    • C. 

      Demonstrate first and then let them have a go

  • 12. 
    When learning a new skill, you are most comfortable:
    • A. 

      Talking through with the teacher exactly what you are supposed to do

    • B. 

      Watching what the teacher is doing

    • C. 

      Giving it a try yourself and working it out as you go

  • 13. 
    Your first memory is of:
    • A. 

      Doing something

    • B. 

      Looking at something

    • C. 

      Being spoken to

  • 14. 
    When you listen to music, you tend to:
    • A. 

      Hum along

    • B. 

      Move with the music or tap your feet

    • C. 

      See the music video in your mind

  • 15. 
    The first thing you notice about someone is how they:
    • A. 

      Look and dress

    • B. 

      Sound and speak

    • C. 

      Stand and move

  • 16. 
    Which of these phrases do you use the most?
    • A. 

      "I know how you feel"

    • B. 

      "I hear what you are saying"

    • C. 

      "I see what you mean"

  • 17. 
    What are you most likely to do when you are happy?
    • A. 

      Shout with joy

    • B. 

      Grin

    • C. 

      Jump for joy

  • 18. 
    You feel connected to other people because of
    • A. 

      How they make you feel

    • B. 

      What they say to you

    • C. 

      How they look

  • 19. 
    When you're anxious, you:
    • A. 

      Visualize the worst-case scenarios

    • B. 

      Fidget and move about constantly

    • C. 

      Think in your head about your worries

  • 20. 
    When ordering food off a menu, you tend to:
    • A. 

      Imagine what the food will taste like

    • B. 

      Imagine what the food will look like

    • C. 

      Discuss the options in your head or with someone else