3. Using Different Styles and Talents
©2009 Ron Fitzgerald, D. Ed
Different students have different preferred learning styles and talents. The term "learning styles" here refers to ways of receiving information. The word "talents" as used on this site refers to ways of processing or expressing information; because of the work of Dr. Howard Gardner, talents are often called "multiple intelligences".
2. Different talents or what are sometimes called "intelligences" (really ways of receiving, processing, or expressing information) can be strengthened in all of us.
1. Work with the youngster and teachers to encourage activities that capitalize on individual strengths or preferences when learning difficulty is encountered.
Refer to other articles in the Brain-friendly Index for information on how to "grow" and accommodate different styles and strengths.