Title to use with Visual-Spatial Learning styles
Classroom Applications from The Multiple Intelligences
Series by Linda and Bruce Campbell
This would be something I could use with teachers when
It has a Multiple-Intelligences Instructional and
Assessment Strategies Menu in it that would be an
excellent place to refer to and incorporate into our
I had no idea where to start for this style and the menu
was very helpful. It is a great place to start to meet the
needs of all learning styles.
Title to Use With Bodily-kinesthetic Learning Styles
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
I role play during holiday story time. Students all get a
ticket and sit on the train. I use the e-book and project
it onto the Promethean as I tell the story. I wear a
conductor hat and overhauls. I have a train whistle and
silver bell. We pretend to ride the train to the North
Pole and even had some hot chocolate when we stop to
get some gas. We ride the train back to school and sing
carols on the way.
Titles to Use with Linguistic Learning Style
The Jolly Postman by Janet & Allan Ahlberg
I have use to help teach letter writing.
Students write letters to favorite
characters from the book.
I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff
I have used to help teachers teach persuasive writing
lesson. Students write letter to parent convincing them of
why they would like a certain pet.
What I learned about learning styles in general
• For me, if you look at learning styles like strengths they are
easier to grasp.
• I can see what my own children’s styles are clearly by
identifying their strengths. I had my two teenagers take the
assessment and I was not surprised by their dominant style.
• If a educator took the time to evaluate or assess the styles
of their students or even integrated as many styles as
possible into daily instruction, learning could not help but
My Learning Styles
Musical & Social/Interpersonal
No big surprise, I LOVE music.
Explains why I love to make up rhymes and songs for directions.
Explains why I so enjoy Pete the Cat books.
Explains why I love to Mo Willems books and do all the voices
No big surprise for me.
I talk A LOT.
I love a discussion and always put in my two cents.
Titles to use with Musical Learning Styles
Pete the Cat book are full of rhythm. Pete is a rock star in my media
I use the following titles with kindergarten story time when they are
introducing concepts as a reinforcement of classroom instruction.
Color Words- I Like My New Shoes
Together we sing this book and repeat the colors. I love that the
words are in corresponding colors. We have so much fun!
Introduction to subtraction- My Four Groovy Buttons
Together we rap refrain and learn that subtraction is really counting
Title to use with Interpersonal learning style
• So Each May Learn: Integrating Styles and
Multiple Intelligences by
• an excellence source of unit examples.
• This has awesome examples of integrating the
interpersonal style with other styles. The
teachers and I could use some of the examples
as is or even adapt them to meet our learners’
Title to use with Logical-Mathematical
• I Want My Hat Back by
• This Is Not My Hat by
• Perfect books to read for a compare/contrast
lesson with first grade. At lessons end we
complete a Venn Diagram to
compare/contrast the two books.
Title to Use with Intrapersonal learning style
How Am I Smart? A Parent's Guide to Multiple
Intelligences by Dr. Kathy Koch
I liked how this was not written in educational
jargon. In this book someone with an intrapersonal
learning style is called Self Smart. I think that is a
good definition. I would point teachers to this
resource if they wanted a simple introduction to
What I learned about logical-
mathematical learning style
• It’s not just about math!
• It explores how things are related and how
• It helps children think critically.
• It looks for patterns and order.
• It categorizes and characterizes.
What I learned about Kinesthetic
• There is a reason some people can’t be still!
• These folks are good at sports and have good
fine motor skills.
• Incorporating body movement with learning
will help them process and retain information.
• I need to do more movement in my lessons for
these type learners!