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The following is a list of teaching methods, learning activities and teaching aids.  They have been suggested by teachers and trainers (from various backgrounds and disciplines) during training sessions I have conducted.  They have been sorted into VISUAL, AUDITORY and KINAESTHETIC categories.

 

Click here for the unsorted list or sorted according to Multiple Intelligences.

 

 
     
    VISUAL AUDITORY KIN'THETIC  
  Artefacts and real items    
 

Assignments

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Audio-tapes

     
 

Audio-visual

   
 

Brainstorming

     
 

Buzz groups

     
 

Case studies

   
 

Cassettes

     
 

CCTV

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CD-ROM

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  CDs      
 

Charts

     
 

Competitions

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Computer presentations (Powerpoint)

   
 

Computer program

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Debate

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Demonstration - presenting

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Demonstration watching

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Diagrams - interpreting

     
 

Diagrams making

   
 

Dictation

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Discussion

     
 

Drama

 
 

Drawing and sketching

   
 

Estimating

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  Exhibitions ? ?  
 

Experiments

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Explanation student-led

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Explanation teacher-led

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Field trip

 
 

Film

   
  Filmstrip ?    
 

Games

 
 

Group exercises

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Handouts

     
 

Hands on

   
 

Illustrations

     
 

Imagining

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Instruction

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Interactive whiteboard

 
 

Internet research

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Language laboratory

     
 

Lecture

     
 

Listening

     
 

Maps - making

   
 

Maps using and interpreting

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Measuring

   
 

Mind-maps interpreting

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Mind-maps making

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Model-making

   
 

Models - observing

     
 

Music composing and performing

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Music creating mood

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Music listening and interpreting

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Note-taking

   
 

Observation

     
 

OHP

     
 

One to one

     
 

Open learning

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Photographs

     
 

Physical representation

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Pictures

     
 

Posters

     
 

Practical activity

   
 

Predicting

     
 

Presentation

 
 

Problem-solving

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Project

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  Question and answer      
  Questionnaire ?   ?  
 

Radio listening

     
 

Radio programme production

   
 

Reading

   
 

Recording data

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Repetition

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Researching

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Resource-based learning

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Role-play

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Rote learning

     
 

Seminars

     
 

Simulation

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Slide-show

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Songs and raps

     
 

Sorting and classifying

   
 

Storytelling

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Talk

     
 

Tapes

     
 

Television

   
 

Trial and error

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Tutorial

     
 

Video - making

 
 

Video watching

   
 

Visit (to museum, location, etc.)

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Visiting speaker / expert

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  Visualising      
 

Wipeboard

     
 

Workbooks

   
 

Workshops

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