Learning Style Quick check for parents
Quest 1. Communication: When talking with others …..
I watch the speaker carefully.
I consider myself a good listener.
I often touch the person, I m speaking to.
I prefer to observe rather than talk, and tend to be quiet in a group.
I love to talk
I tend to express myself non verbally, using gestures.
I speak in simple, clear, language.
I have a large vocabulary
Sometimes I have difficulty finding the right words to say.
Quest 2. Pastimes and Hobbies: In my leisure time ……..
I enjoy games like Scrabble, Monopoly and Pictionary.
I like verbal games like Password.
I enjoy being active and participating in sports.
I often watch movies and television.
I frequently listen to CD’s and read novels or poetry.
I like to observe the action of ice hockey, races, rodeos and soccer.
I express myself with my hands through painting and crafts.
I express myself verbally, through talking or writing to friends.
I prefer the full body expression of dancing, gymnastics, and swimming.
Quest 3. Motor Skills: How I feel about my physical self….
My fine motor skills are better than my gross motor skills. I’m good with my hands.
I’ m not well coordinated.
I’m very well coordinated.
I prefer spectator sports.
I tend to avoid sports and outdoor activities.
I enjoy outdoor activities like camping, climbing, and fishing.
Quest 4. Feelings: Emotionally ….
I’m somewhat inhibited and do not often reveal my feelings.
I readily talk about my feelings.
I tend to be impatient and easily frustrated. I’m aware of my feelings, but don’t necessarily label them.
I’m embarrassed by others’ emotional outbursts.
I’m sympathetic to others feelings and problems, and am a good listener.
I’m empathetic to others’ feelings, I laugh and cry easily. And frequently experience emotional highs and lows.
Quest 5. Memory: When remembering ……..
I write down what I need to recall and find cue cards helpful.
I say aloud what I have to remember.
I recall actions easier than the spoken or written word.
I easily form neutral pictures.
I talk to myself and can hear a voice in my mind.
I do not readily form auditory or visual impressions, and have difficulty recalling facts.
I often use a highlighter when going over written material.
I tape-record material to help myself recall it.
I “act out” to help myself remember specific information.
Quest 6. Emotions: When it comes to my Teenager feelings …….
I need lots of space and don’t like to sit or stand too near others. I work best alone.
I thrive on others’ company don’t like to work alone, and enjoy bouncing ideas off coworkers.
I like to be near others but not necessarily to talk. I enjoy working with others.
I frequently use a flow chart to keep track of my projects.
I talk to myself when working.
I have difficulty meeting deadlines.
I insist on keeping to the agenda at meetings.
I enjoy business meetings, and like to talk to and hear the views of others.
I avoid meetings when possible, and find it difficult to sit still and concentrate for long periods of time.
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