More on Learning Styles, Part II

For a while, my wife was a substitute science teacher. One of her assignments was to teach biology to a class of \”slow\” students. Having been warned that conventional approaches were ineffective, she tried a different tack. For their first assignment, they were to draw what they saw through a microscope. Even graduate students in biology can find this difficult. Her students breezed through the assignment making excellent drawings. This was a class of visual artists. Words did not mean nearly as much to them as images.

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