LifeSkill - Learning Styles
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There is no right or wrong answer to any of the questions below. Ensure you reflect your true self.
In each of the following groups of sentences, distribute 10 points between the three sentences reflecting your true self.
A. I prefer lessons where we can discuss things.
B. I prefer lessons where there is something to look at (like a picture, chart, diagram or video) or something to draw.
C. I prefer lessons where we can do something practical – or at least move around.
A. I often sing or hum to myself in class.
B. I often doodle (draw) in class.
C. I often fiddle (touch or play) with things in class (a pen, paper clip or rubber band.)
A. When learning a new skill, I prefer someone to explain to me how to do it.
B. When learning a new skill, I prefer to watch someone else show me how to do it.
C. When learning a new skill, I prefer to just start doing it.
A. The type of puzzle I would prefer is "Name that musical tune".
B. The type of puzzle I would prefer is "Spot the difference in given pictures".
C. The type of puzzle I would prefer is "Rubik's cube".
A. I would prefer to listen to a story.
B. I would prefer to see a comic strip of a story.
C. I would prefer to enact a story.
A. I have a good memory for people’s names.
B. I have a good memory for faces.
C. I am good at learning physical skills.
A. I prefer teachers who explain things to us.
B. I prefer teachers who use diagrams to show us things.
C. I prefer teachers who get us to do something.
A. If I get in trouble in class, it’s for talking.
B. If I get in trouble in class, it’s for drawing on the desk or all over my books.
C. If I get in trouble in class it’s for fidgeting (small movements).
A. On a long journey I like to listen to music or talk to the other travellers.
B. On a long journey I like to look at the scenery or read a book.
C. On a long journey I can’t wait until we stop so I can walk around.
A. When I am discussing something, I sometimes use words my friends don’t know.
B. When I am discussing something, I like to doodle (draw).
C. I use my hands a lot when I am talking.
A. If I needed to build a Lego model, I would get someone to explain how or to read the instructions to me.
B. If I needed to build a Lego model, I would follow the diagram or the picture on the packet.
C. If I needed to build a Lego model, I would try to work out which bits fit together.
A. I would rather listen to my favourite music.
B. I would rather watch my favourite TV programme.
C. I would rather go outside and play.
A. I get distracted in class if I can hear something happening outside.
B. I get distracted in class if I can see something outside the window.
C. I lose concentration if I have to sit still for a long time.
A. I am a good listener.
B. I am good at drawing.
C. I am good at making or building things.
A. In my spare time I would prefer to listen to music or chat with friends.
B. In my spare time I would prefer to watch TV or a video.
C. In my spare time I would prefer to do something physical, such as sport or dancing.