How to Homeschool a Visual Spatial Learner
If you’re wondering why your child can recite any line from their favorite TV show but can’t remember anything from the 3 paragraphs you just read from a book, you may have a visual spatial learner (VSL). Need tips on how to homeschoool a visual spatial learner? You’ve come to the right place. They think in pictures and have challenges process information through auditory means. They know their directions well but can’t remember what you just told them to do.
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How to Homeschool a Visual Spatial LearnerIt can be a huge challenge if you do not know your child’s learning style. Or if you’re not a visual learner yourself, it can be a huge nightmare trying to teach your child. This was the case for us, I’m an auditory learner who learns best by reading and hearing the information while my son need to see the visual side of teaching which I didn’t realize. This lead to many frustrating moments for him and myself. Once I discovered he was a visual spatial learner, this changed my world. I had been trying to do all of the things that worked for me but these things did not get through to him. I had to change how I was teaching and find resources that would work best for him. How Do I Teach My Visual Spatial Learner? How Do I Teach My Visual Spatial Learner Math? How Do I Teach My Visual Spatial Learner History? How Do I Teach a Visual Spatial Learner Without Pulling My Hair Out? How Do I Keep My Visual Spatial Learner Motivated? See here for more information on homeschool curriculum for visual learners.
Recommended Books for Visual Spatial LearnersI read all of these just to find and get a handle on what was going on with my child and these have been valuable to setting our homeschool up for success. Let’s face it, was heading downhill before I discovered his learning style.
Visual-Spatial LearnersUpside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial LearnerPicture It!: Teaching Visual-Spatial Learners (Volume 1)A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the FutureThe Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing MindRight-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child
Great tips for everyone, not just homeschool. Thanks for sharing.
Have you done a page on How you teach him science? Would love to hear your thoughts and resources for experiments etc. Thanks!
I have not done one yet, but it’s definitely in the works.
Thanks for this series! My 15 year is a VSL and has a learning disAbility. I found your blog by browsing about his particular learning style. Thanks as this is a tremendous help for me!
Hello, thank you for sharing your ideas and actions. I tried to go to the link for “https://www.livinglifeandlearning.com/5-days-of-how-do-i-teach-series.html” however, it just brings me back to this page. I would really like to read that post if you still have it. Thank you.
Sorry, when I copied the link for the post I was trying to reach, I noticed the https is for this page. The link I’m asking for is the one How I teach my VSL without pulling my hair out. 🙂 Thanks!
Thanks for letting me know Grace, I’ve fixed the link.