Personal Essay

Submitted By cguenette
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Learning Style Personal Essay Everyone learns in different ways and at different paces. I have learned many different things about the different learning styles. I have also learned a few things about myself and my own personal learning style. I chose to go back to school and earn a college degree for my own personal goals. I am studying for my associates’ degree in Early Childhood Care and Education. My youngest daughter is pregnant with her first child, my grandson. My oldest daughter had my granddaughter almost 17 years ago so I am kind of out of practice when it comes to babies and toddlers. I felt like going back to school and getting a degree in this field would benefit me as well as my daughter. The more I learn the more I can pass onto my daughter and help her with my grandson. I took two different learning style quizzes and the results were very different surprisingly. The first quiz I took said I was a Visual Learner (Bixler, 2010). A visual learner means that I learn better with study materials, charts, notes, and so forth. The second quiz I took said that I was an Auditory Learner (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012). An auditory learner means I learn things better by listening rather than reading. I do not agree with the second quiz I took that states I am an auditory learner (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012). I actually have a hard time learning things just by listening to them. If someone just tells me how to do something I will get lost and confused when trying to do it myself. I feel I need a lot more help than just listening to how something is supposed to be done or what or how something is. I do however agree partially because I do have a problem with taking written tests sometimes. When I was in grade school the teacher would let me verbally give them the answers to the questions on a test because I had problems with the questions on the paper.…