Teaching Young Children Through Their Individual Learning Styles: Practical Approaches for Grades K-2 / Edition 1

Teaching Young Children Through Their Individual Learning Styles: Practical Approaches for Grades K-2 / Edition 1

by Rita Dunn, Kenneth Dunn, Janet Perrin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205152716

ISBN-13: 9780205152711

Pub. Date: 11/30/1993

Publisher: Pearson

Focuses on the educational needs of K-2 students and specific strategies for identifying their individual learning styles. It details thorough instructions on how to develop a comprehensive reading program that successfully matches the appropriate reading approach to the individual student's needs. It contains a thorough analysis of the 21 elements of learning

Overview

Focuses on the educational needs of K-2 students and specific strategies for identifying their individual learning styles. It details thorough instructions on how to develop a comprehensive reading program that successfully matches the appropriate reading approach to the individual student's needs. It contains a thorough analysis of the 21 elements of learning style and the methods for recognizing them. Details for redesigning classrooms and use of materials to accommodate the physiological, emotional, and sociological strengths of each student are explored. It also contains newly developed resources and age-appropriate samples and examples. Kindergarten through second grade teachers who are interested in teaching students through their individual learning styles. A Longwood Professional Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205152711
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/30/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
430
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

1. Understanding Learning Style and the Need for Individual Diagnosis and Prescription

2. Identifying the Learning Style Characteristics of Young Children

3. Redesigning the Educational Environment

4. Global and Analytic Approaches to Teaching

5. Designing Small-Group Instructional Techniques

6. Designing Tactual and Kinesthetic Resources to Respond to Individual Learning Styles

7. Designing Programmed Learning Sequences (PLS) to Respond to Individual Learning Styles

8. Designing Contract Activity Packages (CAPs) to Respond to Individual Learning Styles

9. Designing Multisensory Instructional Packages (MIPs) to Respond to Individual Learning Styles

10. Teaching Young Children to Read Through Their Learning Style Strengths

11. Resources for Getting Started with Learning Style Instruction.

References and Research Based on the Dunn and Dunn Model.

Appendix A: Instruments for Identifying Learning and Teaching Styles

Appendix B: Sample Learning Styles Inventory: Primary Version.

Index.

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