Homeschool Minnesota MÂCHÉ

HOMESCHOOL MINNESOTA
MÂCHÉ

Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators

 2019 MÂCHÉ Convention

Title: Understanding Your Child’s Learning Styles  

Speaker: Kris M. Cox                                 

Session:  TS-3    Day: Thursday   Time: 1:30 p.m. 

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All Children are Unique.

 

Benefits of Understanding Your Child’s Learning Styles

 

Learning Modalities ~ Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic

 

Analytic/Global Information Processing Model ~ Witkin

  • Identifying effective methods of learning and study skills

 

  • Analytic

 

  • Global

 

Mind Style Model ~ Dr. Anthony Gregorc Model

  • Two ways to perceive information - concretely and abstractly

 

  • Two ways to order that information in your mind – sequentially and randomly

 

  • Most people have strong characteristics in at least two of these styles

 

  • Difficult to determine before age 8

 

Mind-Style Model

Wiggly Willie/Wilma

Concrete/Random

Teachers

 

Strengths

 

Struggles

 

Teaching tips

 

Curriculum suggestions

 

 

Competent Carl/Carla

Abstract/Sequential

Teachers

 

Strengths

 

Struggles

 

Teaching tips

 

Curriculum suggestions

 

 

Perfect Paul/Paula

Concrete/Sequential

Teachers

 

Strengths

 

Struggles

 

Teaching tips

 

Curriculum suggestions

 

 

Sociable Sam/Sue

Abstract/Random

Teachers

 

Strengths

 

Struggles

 

Teaching tips

 

Curriculum suggestions

 

 

Resource:  The Way They Learn by Cynthia Tobias.   Request Free Informal Learning Style Assessment at krismcox.com.

How to Motivate Your Child Based on Their Learning Styles

 

 

 

Applying this information – our job as parents

                                   

 

 

 

 

©️ 2019 Kris M. Cox

www.krismcox.com ~ krismcoxconsultant@gmail.com

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