instruction & LEarning
The International Dyslexia Association defines Multisensory instruction as:
Multisensory learning involves the use of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic-tactile pathways simultaneously to enhance memory and learning of written language.
Multisensory Instruction At-A-Glance
Multisensory instruction teaches to more than one sense at a time.
This method of instruction gives students more than one way to make connections and learn concepts.
Multisensory instruction is not just limited to teaching reading. It can be applied to any concept.
What does visual-auditory-kinesthetic/tactile "look like"?
Watch Multisensory Instruction in Action Here:
Dr. Susan Nolan of Ohio University Speaks of VAKT:
What is Explicit Instruction?
The Florida Center for Reading Research has provided a preview of what explicit instruction "looks like" in the classroom. Visit their website by clicking here.
Let's Watch Explicit, VAKT Instruction in Math:
Mrs. Warner's Learning Community is an excellent website with resources and links to websites for all subjects. Click here to visit.