4MAT Teaching & LearningTotal Time: 120 minutes
OLA Intro: This course provides guidance for new teachers who want to tailor store-bought curriculum resources for their particular learners and more experienced teachers who want to create engaging learning experiences from scratch.
Course Intro: The 4MAT System, designed by educator Bernice McCarthy, is a process for designing instruction that builds on brain-based learning style theory.
Module 10: Practical Application – Submit your responses to the activities below as an email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will receive a certificate of completion from the Chaplaincy Academy for Religious Education.
Step 1: Take the Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire. See link in Supplementary Resources list below. This learning styles inventory is based on Kolb’s learning theory, a theory closely related to Bernice McCarthy’s 4MAT system.
Step 2: Write a paragraph response that identifies your learning style preferences according to the questionnaire and comments on how knowing your own preferences can help you as a teacher/leader.