Engaging kinaesthetic learners in classrooms

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<p>Engaging Kinaesthetic learners in classrooms</p> <p> Kinesthetic Learning in kids classrooms</p> <p>My teaching experience</p> <p>Students have different learning stylesStudents get bored soon when learning by seeing and listeningThey love to do hands-on activitiesMajority of the students are kinaesthetic learners</p> <p> Area Of StudyEngaging Kinaesthetic learners in classrooms</p> <p>Questions:</p> <p>What are the strategies of utilizing Kinaesthetic movement with in classroom?</p> <p>What are some creative ways that kinaesthetic movement might be incorporated into class curriculum?How much is it effective for learning ,to have pocket activities in classroom</p> <p>Tell me Ill forget show me and I may remember involve me and Ill understandConfucius</p> <p>Quotes</p> <p>If a child cant learn the way we teach maybe should teach the way they learn Ignacio Estrada</p> <p>Background to the TopicLearning Style: A range of instructional strategies through which students pursue the act of learning Most popular learning styles are:</p> <p>Visual Auditory Kinaesthetic</p> <p>VAKModel</p> <p>Learning styles reflect:</p> <p> How students learn</p> <p> What students pay </p> <p>attention to</p> <p> How students remember</p> <p>IntroductionKinaesthetic learning Kinaesthetic is a method of learning based on: moving, touching or practicing.</p> <p>Why to move:1. Our bodies are designed to move.2. Some people think best when they are moving.3. To engage diverse types of learners fully kinaesthetic learners or sleepy ones! 4. To deepen understanding.5. To experience a subject from a new perspective, using kinaesthetic intelligence.6. To develop creativity.7. To foster community.8. To invigorate the body exercise for health.9. To have fun! </p> <p>Characteristics of Kinaesthetic learners1.The student does not like to be sitting still and needs to move.</p> <p>2. Kinaesthetic learners hold up their hands even though they do not know the answer.</p> <p>3.Gestures when they are talking.</p> <p>5. Kinaesthetic people love doing things with their own hands.</p> <p>7. Doodling and tracing pictures or words often8.Tapping and Shaking their legs during work time</p> <p>Teaching Strategies for Kinaesthetic Learners</p> <p>First: give them the instructions and then the material so they can do it.</p> <p>Second: let the students do everything with their hands and they will remember it.</p> <p>Third: let them use handout and colour material.</p> <p>Activities for Kinaesthetic learnersExperiments</p> <p>Field trips</p> <p>Role-playing</p> <p>Projects</p> <p>Games</p> <p>EPL/ Montessori exercises</p> <p>Pocket activities in classroom</p> <p>Pocket activitiesScribbling Tracing drawingLetter number or word formation with bean/macoroniSand trayPlay doughPaintingCollage workConnecting dotsOrigami W. sheetsModelling clayPuzzlesAbacus, </p> <p>Methodology Meeting with the staffMaking them plan and implement pocket activities in their classCollecting the data and analysing the findingsEvaluating the effectiveness of these activities</p> <p>Observation tool format</p> <p>lowLow mediummediumLow high highInvolvement </p> <p>and attention in </p> <p>activitiescomprehensionPhysical responseAttitude and</p> <p>motivation</p>