An advantage of visual learning is that recollection is easier when the learner is exposed to images in environments different from when the material was first learned. A disadvantage of visual learning is that the learner experiences difficulty when only text and speech-based tools are used for instruction.Continue Reading
Approximately 65 percent of the human population are visual learners. Visual learners best process and interpret information when they are exposed to images, illustrations, pictures and other visual media. They are excellent observers and memorizers and can often remember quickly where information is contained in a book or in notes. Visual learners are often said to think in pictures — as a result, many excel at reading comprehension because they can see the story or narrative occurring in their mind's eye.
Even though over half of the population are visual learners, up to 80 percent of classroom instruction is delivered orally. Visual learners often struggle in classes that are lecture-based and in learning environments where information and directions are predominantly transmitted orally and/or through written means. Visual learners often ask lecturers to repeat information when it is spoken and may request additional aids, such as having the material written down so that they can see and process it.Learn more about K-12
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DreamBox Learning is useful for elementary and middle-school learners because it adapts to the individual learner. It also provides actionable data to ensure that schools satisfy their respective state or national curriculum standards.Full Answer >
Elementary students struggle and sometimes fail in math because of a variety of environmental factors, including the instruction given, the supplied materials and the gap between the learner's ability and the subject matter. Additional factors attributable to the individual himself are locus of control, memory ability, attention span and the inability to understand the language of mathematics.Full Answer >
Programmed learning is the process in which a learner is presented with a small bit of information and asked to analyze the information and answer questions to ensure understanding. Once the chunk of information is mastered, the learner then proceeds to the next bit of information.Full Answer >