
Math Help
EffectiveLearning Strategy  KINESTHETIC/TACTILE LEARNERS 
SUGGESTIONS FOR OPTIMIZING YOUR
LEARNING STYLES
KINESTHETIC/TACTILE LEARNERS Was your score on the perceptual learning channel assessment highest
in the kinesthetic/tactile area? Do you prefer reallife experiences with
math,
Here are some strategies that may be useful to you if you are a kinesthetic/tactile learner. 1. You must use a handon approach to learning. Work out as many math
problems as possible. Do, do, do. Practice, practice, practice.
2. Whenever possible, convert what you are learning in math to reallife
concrete experiences. If applicable, use measuring cups, measuring vials,
3. If someone shows you how to do a problem, immediately ask if you could work out a similar one to see if you understand how to do it. 4. While studying, try to solve problems several different ways in order to decide which method feels right to you. 5. Many kinesthetic/tactile learners find that they must move during
the learning process. You may want to walk to and fro while
6. Use computers and workbooks. 7. While you exercise or engage in other types of physical activities, review your math concepts in your mind. 8. Use your fingers and even your toes if this helps when you figure out math problems. 9. Rewrite class notes. 10. Use a calculator to solve problems. 11. If possible, use or build models to help you understand math concepts you learn. 12, Study math on an exercise bikepreferably one that has a reading
stand attached to it and that allows you to move your arms as well as your
legs.
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