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Do You Know Your Students' Learning Styles?

By Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Ever ask yourself why some students seem to excel while others struggle? The truth is not every student learns the same way making different teaching methods necessary. Discover more about your students' learning styles to help them become successful learners!

Ways of Learning

For years, educators believed there were three ways of learning — visual, auditory and kinesthetic. Over the years, researchers have identified seven different learning styles — visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social and solitary. In addition, we can have a combination of these styles. Your best bet for making sure all of your students grow is to discover their learning styles and adjust your teaching methods accordingly. Take this learning styles test to find out how much you already know and how you can improve!

Seven Learning Styles Test