Resources for Educators

Teaching Tip

From the Teacher’s Aide Newsletter

2015 February

Engage All of the Senses

Utilize handouts, graphs, charts, pictures, and bright, bold colors to get the learners? visual attention. Incorporate music, singing, chanting, varied speaking tones, reading aloud, and lectures for auditory engagement. Have some examples, activities, or rewards which include food and scent involving the senses of taste and smell in the education process.

For kinesthetic learning, have students present material in a game show format to get their classmates moving and active in the learning process. Use items with different textures to stimulate tactile sensations. The more senses you involve in the learning process, the more likely your learners’ brains will work to move that information into memories.