Complete the questionnaire below by clicking in the square.
Check all statements that you think are true about yourself as a learner.
If you think the statement is NOT true about you, leave it blank.
Once you have checked all the statements which are true about yourself,
click on the Tell Me My Learning Style button below.
I try to remember things by picturing them in my head.
I can remember things best by listening rather than by reading.
I learn the spelling of words best by tracing out the letters with my fingers.
I usually start doing something before reading the instructions.
I need a quiet place to get my work done well.
When I take a test, I can see my notes, or the original information, in my head.
When someone shows me how to do something, letting me do it
along with them works best for me.
I prefer to read a map rather than listen to someone giving me directions.
I like listening to interesting stories.
I enjoy working with my hands or making things.
I enjoy drawing or writing.
I learn the spelling of words best by saying the words to
myself again and again.
I try to remember things by thinking about where I was or what I was doing when I learned them.
I can easily tell when two things don't look exactly
I hate having to sit in one place for a long time.
I don't enjoy having to write things down.
I like to talk about and listen to ideas when I work in a
I prefer to fiddle with things while I listen or talk to people.
I can remember information from class if it is written down for
me on the board or on notes.
I can easily tell when two sounds don't sound exactly
I prefer to eat snacks while I study.
I learn the spelling of words best by looking at the words again
When someone explains something to me, just telling me how to do it works best.
I enjoy listening to stories on tape or on the radio.
My exercise books and other written work tends to be untidy.
I can easily tell when two things don't feel exactly
I like it when my teacher gives demonstrations or shows me
I enjoy singing or talking to myself or to others.
I can remember information from class if I write my own notes on
When someone shows me how to do something, letting me see a
demonstration works best.
I try to remember things by remembering what they sound
I like it when my teachers give me role-playing activities or
interesting projects to do.
I am good at reading maps, graphs and diagrams.
Looking at the person speaking to me helps me to focus.
I like to take notes when I work in a group.
I remember things best when I am told about it, rather than having to read about it.
I learn the spelling of words best by writing the words again
I prefer information to be presented as posters, OHP transparencies, picture books, photographs, pictures, picture slides, and other visual formats.
I often need to have graphs, maps, and diagrams explained to me.
I enjoy making models or posters about things I am learning about.
I don't like written material which has small print or is difficult to read.
I gesture a lot when I explain things.
I become bored if someone's explanation becomes too long and too detailed.
If I am waiting for someone, I prefer to look around, stare, or read.
When trying to solve a problem, I write or draw diagrams to see possible solutions.
While waiting for someone, I prefer to play with something (e.g. a ball), move around, or move/shake my feet/legs while I sit down.
I prefer it when people speak with a lot of expression.
If I am unsure how to spell a word, I say it out loud to find out if it sounds right.