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02/09/2016
Have you ever asked your kids to teach you something and found that they each tried to teach you in very different ways. One could start to read you instructions while another tried to show you with objects and demonstrations? The ways they attempted to teach you could be a very good insight into their individual learning styles.

Make Sure Your Child's Learning Style Is Being Addressed With Tutoring Classes in Aberdeen Township

While each child has a unique learning style, they can generally fit into one of the seven most recognized learning styles. The Tutoring Center of Aberdeen has put together a brief outline of each style below, addressing how different each style truly is, and how tutoring classes in Aberdeen Township can ensure your child's style is being addressed.

The Visual Learner

Just as the name suggests, a visual learner is likely to absorb and retain information if it has been presented to them visually. The utilization of items such as diagrams, videos, images, and graphs are likely to not only grab the attention of a visual learn, but help keep them engaged throughout the lesson. If your child is a visual learner it's likely that they will prefer to sit in a position where they can not only clearly see the chalkboard, but also pick up on visual cues from the teachers facial expressions and body language.

The Kinesthetic Learner

Often known as the fidgeting learner due to their tendency to have trouble sitting still while a teacher reads information out to them while writing on a chalkboard. For a kinesthetic learner, the best approach is to teach them with tangible objects they can touch and interact with. For example, a math lesson in addition and subtraction would be best taught using blocks or even general household items where they can add or remove physical items as they learn the equation. Flashcards can also be a great study tool for a kinesthetic learner.

The Verbal Learner

Do you often hear your child talking to themselves while studying, only to go into their room and see that they are speaking what they are learning? This is often the sign of a verbal learner who works and learns best when they can think aloud and verbally bounce ideas and teachings off another student, or anybody willing to listen. If your verbal learner is struggling with an equation or certain aspect of their homework, try to work it into a song of a jingle for them to sing. With only reading about three of the seven styles so far, you can easily see how different each child would learn. Now imagine a classroom full of students, each with a unique learning style and it becomes clear why some students leave the class wondering what the lesson was about. Although their teacher is doing their best, they simply can't adapt each lesson to complement the varied learning styles, leaving some children behind. Learning through a tutoring learning center is different in this very aspect, as it provides one-to-one instruction for each child with the tutor adapting their teaching style to match the student's. The result? A student who is being taught in the exact way they need to in order to retain the lesson. To learn more or to book your free consultation, speak with The Tutoring Center of Aberdeen at (732) 705-3636. Our experienced tutors can answer any questions you have about your child's learning style and how tutoring classes in Aberdeen Township can help improve their grades.

The Auditory Learner

A potential complement to the verbal learner mentioned above, an auditory learner feels more comfortable listening to information and teachings, as opposed to reading it from a textbook. Whilst many of the other students don't feel comfortable in a lecture, an auditory learner can thrive as they sit and listen to each lesson. If possible, try to find audio transcripts of lessons that your auditory learner is struggling with where they can simply just sit and listen.

The Social Learner

This can often be a strange concept for many parents to understand as the words "social" and "learner" aren't often linked. However, if you find that your child learns noticeably faster when they are part of a group study session, it's likely they are a social learner. Even if they are just working with one another, this can be of great benefit to a social learner as they often feel comfortable, and benefit from receiving feedback from peers.

The Logical Learner

While it can be difficult for some, if not most students to find it easy learning numbers and sequences, these are areas where a logical learner really shines. Often a logical learner will find it easy to recognize any patterns in a lesson and can easily identify associations between objects.

The Solitary Learner

In contrast to the social learner, a solitary learner prefers to be independent in their study, and will often benefit from being able to assess and learn information on their own. An ideal learning environment for a solitary learner would be a quiet space where they can concentrate and build a connection with each lesson. If you find that your solitary learner is having difficulty understanding a lesson, create a quiet environment where they can concentrate. If possible, try not to do any vacuuming or housework closeby as they study, as these can distract them from their learning. If your child is struggling during their regular lessons at school, it's very likely that their learning style isn't being addressed adequately by a teacher who needs to teach as many different styles as possible within a very short period of time.

Tutoring Near Me in Aberdeen Township

To help your child benefit from each lesson being taught, speak with The Tutoring Center of Aberdeen at (732) 705-3636 to learn more about our "Geniuses in Training" program that provides your child with one-to-instruction. Without the need to address other students, tutors at The Tutoring Center of Aberdeen are able to focus their attention, and lessons, solely on your child.

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