ADHD or Kinesthetic Learner

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    Nearly 1 million children are misdiagnosed with ADHD because their behavior does not match their peers or t the classroom teaching style.

    Kinesthetic Learner Behavior Indicators

    Kinesthetic Learner Behavior Indicators

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    There are 3 basic learning styles:

    Learning in traditional classrooms is 70% auditory but only approximately 20% of students are auditory learners.

    Why Is Understanding Learning Styles Important?Learning should be exciting! But kids often lose their enthusiasm when taught with only 1 primary learning style. When we know and understand a child's learning style, we can bring the excitement back. We can begin to engage more of their brain. And we can create long term memories that become the foundation for future success. Because when we teach how they learn best, they will thrive!

    Why Is Understanding Learning Styles Important?Learning should be exciting! But kids often lose their enthusiasm when taught with only 1 primary learning style. When we know and understand a child's learning style, we can bring the excitement back. We can begin to engage more of their brain. And we can create long term memories that become the foundation for future success. Because when we teach how they learn best, they will thrive!

    VisualVisual Auditory Auditory KinestheticKinesthetic

    Hands-on learning behaviors often mimic ADHD symptoms:

    ADHD or ADHD or

    ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder for kids in the United States. According to the CDC, at least 4.5 million children under age 18 have been diagnosed with ADHD.

    Hands-On Learner?Hands-On Learner?

    ADHD Behavior Indicators

    ADHD Behavior Indicators

    Is often on the go

    Often has trouble paying attention

    Often makes mistakes on schoolwork

    Has trouble or does not like activities that take a lot of mental eort

    Easily distracted

    Fidgets in seat when expected to sit still

    Often gets up from seat

    Need body movement

    Loses interest quickly

    Often struggles with poor achievement when taught without movement

    Has trouble when asked to look and listen for long periods of time

    Moves on to new things quickly

    Often wiggles in seat

    Often gets up to go sharpen pencil, go to the bathroom, etc.

    vs.

    Boys are 2X as likely to be kinesthetic, hands on learners who learn best through movement.

    They are also almost 3X more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ADHD.