Episode 29: Understanding Different Types of Learning

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If they’re struggling to gain a skill, and you directly focus in a way that they learn really well, it might be a much easier way for them to at least understand what you want them to do, and then have a greater willingness to want to keep trying.” 

The Student Fitness Experts podcast is an intentional venture that aims to create a playful movement to help students grow up with inner confidence and self-awareness and a healthy body and mind.  

In an entertaining and informative episode, Karen and Farah talk about the different types of learners. One could determine the styles in the early stages of their kids’ childhood. Quite surprisingly, almost 65% of our population consists of visual learners! We also have multi-modality learners who resort to more than one way of learning. Today, we discuss why it is essential for coaches to understand different learning styles and know their students individually. Karen and Farah also reveal their ways of learning and how they shaped their career ahead. With the pandemic still lingering large, it is crucial to help children realize that they can be adaptable and persevere in different learning situations.

Tune in to find out how you can help your kids excel in their learning and set them up for ultimate success!

TimeStamps:  

  • [01:18] Karen and Farah talks about her learning styles
  • [08:10] Karen’s experience taking online classes
  • [09:11] Farah shares her experience taking online classes 
  • [10:45] Why should coaches be prepared when engaging a new group of students?
  • [12:40] Farah talks about verbal learners
  • [13:25] Learn about kinesthetic learners
  • [18:09] What do you mean by social learners?
  • [18:52] Farah talks about solitary learners 
  • [19:30] Homeschooling and virtual learning due to the pandemic and how it’s affected coaches and children

Quotes: 

“It’s so helpful to understand how you learn because if you think back to when you were in school and just how the classroom is set up and how we kind of expected kids to learn, it can be really challenging.”

“It’s okay to challenge kids outside of their learning.”

Understanding your students and yourself and being able to be flexible makes for the best situation of successful learning.” 

You’re more than one thing.”

If they’re struggling to gain a skill, and you directly focus in a way that they learn really well, it might be a much easier way for them to at least understand what you want them to do, and then have a greater willingness to want to keep trying.” 

Sometimes we have to be challenged and we’re put into a position where we have to figure out a way to make this work out best for us.” 

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