Friday, November 4, 2011

Multi-Modal Learning Strategies for all Students

Multi-modal learning strategies for all students.

It is no news to anyone—not all learners are the same. Each student in a classroom has a unique and complex system of thinking and learning. So why would we think that we should teach them all alike? Effective teachers want to know better ways to reach their students because they have come to realize that cookie-cutter education usually spells disaster for many learners. Is there a more effective plan of action so that students want to learn?

Solutions might best be found by combining the best teaching models we know instead of a one-size-fits-all approach. Successful brain-based models, such as cooperative learning, memory, and direct instruction are three such models that when implemented in combination can produce success that is...


By David D. Lutz, M.A.T.

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