Auditory learning, visual learning, and kinesthetic learning are different types of learning styles, meaning different ways in which students process information most effectively. Auditory learners understand lessons best when they hear the information. Visual learners learn most effectively by seeing the information. Kinesthetic learners are most successful when they’re able to use their whole body to understand a concept. These learners tend to learn best by “doing” rather than hearing or seeing.
Many of us need a combination of learning styles to really grasp new information. Unfortunately, law school is typically driven by one type of learning style—auditory learning. It makes some sense. After all, law school is meant to prepare us for the practice of law. Litigating a case is an extremely auditory process. For auditory learners, this curriculum is a positive. For others who don’t learn as well by listening, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to incorporate your own style of learning. [Read more…] about Three Fun Activities For Kinesthetic Learners Studying For The Bar Exam