August 2012 Blog Posts
So while the trend towards accepting e-books is continuing, you have to wonder why e-books have not taken over the book world completely. The answer lies in people's preferences, and those can be best illustrated using the framework of learning style elements.
Today it’s: “Why should I clean my room?” Tomorrow it may be: “Why is there no cure for cancer and why don't I try to find it?”
Your child’s learning style consists of 49 elements. Find out your child's unique strengths.
Do you still remember the squeak of chalk at school and blackboards that were black? Passing notes? Waiting for the bell to ring? Can you picture the bleak rows of desks, carved by generations of bored students into hearts and slogans? Can you feel the heat pulsating from the coal furnace? Ok, maybe not coal furnace....
What's changed since then? In first-world countries, blackboards have turned white and multimedia; classrooms have heat pumps and new desks. In developing countries, children sit on the floor and they don't have textbooks. But is that such a bad thing?
Not at all, according to Barbara Prashnig,...
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A group profile is a summary of all the learning strengths and flexibilities in your class. It explains what makes pupils:
· fail to do their homework,
· do poorly in tests,
· hand in their projects late.
Creative Learning instruments for assessing Learning Styles identify 48 learning elements. That’s a lot of information to remember per student! Group Profiles give teachers a snapshot of their students’ learning...
Learning a foreign language is tough. While children seem to thrive on being thrown into the deep end of a foreign-language playground or classroom, only to emerge a few months later speaking like a native, few adults benefit from such a full-immersion experience.
The reason lies in our own individual Learning Style. If you don't like talking to strangers even in your home language, a foreign language course that requires conversation with your classmates is not going to be for you. If your learning style makes you hate memorising long lists of words, attending a foreign language course which tests your vocabulary...