Auditory learners will learn best if you help them HEAR IT! Here are some of our favorite tips and strategies.
- Tell stories and allow students to retell them
- Read from short passages of Scripture
- Play a recording of a sound related to the lesson
- Sing and play instruments
- Alter your tone of voice while teaching
- Encourage students to discuss topics and interact with their peers
- Select volunteers to read out loud – keep in mind that not all auditory learners can read
- Ask students questions
- Use a microphone prop when asking students questions
- Assign partners when asking questions and encourage kids to compare answers with their partners
- Put Bible verses, memory verses or concepts to music or a chant
- Open the lesson with a “hook” to allow students to talk about a life experience
- When talking with a child, take the mental age into consideration but always use age-appropriate language
- Use materials that are high interest and current
- Encourage students to ask questions
- Add music when possible
- Tell students what to listen for before teaching your lessons, such as a word, person, or event
- Use talking books
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