There are three main types of learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic (physical). According to study, that although most children start out as kinesthetic learners, by second or third grade their true learning style begins to come into focus. According to study, a kinesthetic learner “needs to be engaged to get it.”
So how do you know if your preschooler is a physical learner or just an active kid? “Half of all students remain kinesthetic at some level”. However, if you observe the following traits in your child over time, it could be indicative of a kinesthetic learning style. Physical learners generally need to:
Unfortunately, some kinesthetic learners are mislabeled as ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), when all they need is a sprint down the hall and back again to regain their focus. The following tips to help your kinesthetic learner thrive in school
As a parent, it is vital you partner with your child’s teacher and become active in the school. The more in touch you are with your child’s unique way of learning, the better you can assist her teachers in giving her the tools she needs to succeed.