Are visual spatial learners gifted?

A visual-spatial learner is a student who learns holistically rather than in a step-by-step fashion. These students are usually highly gifted with well integrated abilities. However, the majority of visual-spatial learners we have found in our work are deficient in auditory sequential skills.

What is visual spatial giftedness?

March 3, 2021. The visual-spatial learning style is popular for children who receive, analyze, and appreciate visual information. Usually, they prefer to see things from their “mind’s eye” and grasp pictures well. They are born with the skill to see the pictures’ details, but occasionally, they ignore this skill.

How do visual spatial learners learn best?

Visual learners learn best by utilizing graphs, tables, charts, maps, colors and diagrams. They also tend to learn holistically, instead of sequentially, or in parts. One of the benefits of being a visual learner is easily seeing the big picture. As a result, these learners may sometimes miss out on the details.

What is a visual spatial intelligence?

Spatial intelligence, or visuo-spatial ability, has been defined “the ability to generate, retain, retrieve, and transform well-structured visual images” (Lohman 1996). It’s what we do when we visualize shapes in our “mind’s eye.” It’s the mental feat that architects and engineers perform when they design buildings.

What famous person has spatial intelligence?

Visual-Spatial Intelligence Leonardo Da Vinci and I.M. Pei are famous people with high visual-spatial, or visual, intelligence. In other words, they possess the ability to visualize the world accurately, modify their surroundings based upon their perceptions, and recreate the aspects of their visual experiences.

What are the four modalities?

The four widely accepted learning modalities (or modes) are known by the acronym VARK: Visual, Auditory, Reading/Writing, and Kinesthetic.

Are there gifted people who are visual-spatial learners?

Research has proven many connections between gifted individuals and strong visual-spatial strengths. A large percentage of gifted individuals are visual-spatial learners. Our visual-spatial learners are creative, artistic, and can quickly synthesize facts into the visualization of the larger picture–they can seethe bigger idea.

How to teach children with visual spatial strengths?

The following strategies have been found to be effective in teaching children with visual-spatial strengths: Use visual aids such as document cameras, flip charts, and visual imagery in lectures. Use manipulative materials to allow hands-on experience. Use a sight approach to reading as well as phonics.

How is a visual spatial learner like a lion?

For a visual-spatial learner, learning through a step-by-step approach (sequential) when it’s delivered verbally (auditory) as in nearly all classroom settings, is like teaching a lion how to become a vegetarian.

What happens to a gifted VSL child in school?

Without parental support and advocacy, the typical school setting can be a hostile learning environment fraught with traumatic experiences that can destroy your gifted VSL child’s self-esteem, motivation and love of learning.