Top Tools for Multisensory Learning Online

Module 3 in the All Things Multisensory Series

In this module, you will discover our top tools for creating fun and effective multisensory tutoring sessions with your learner. These tools can be used in both in-person tutoring sessions as well as online.

Time to complete: 30 minutes

Read, Listen, Watch

Watch the video below. Make notes as you watch if you want to.

Low-tech tools of the trade

There are lots of low-tech tools available to use in your tutoring sessions to help you create a more multisensory learning experience for your learner. These low-tech tools are very versatile must-haves for you and your learner! You may be surprised at all the ways you can use these tools in a tutoring session.

Watch this video and discover our six top tools for multisensory learning online. It is full of ideas and tips on each tool and how to use them in a session.

Quiz Time

Test your knowledge with a fun multiple choice quiz.

Let’s Try Things Out

A practical exercise for you to try!

Pick your favourite tools

Earlier in this module, you watched the video Six Top Tools for Multisensory Learning Online. Now it’s time for you to think about the tools and activities you would like to incorporate into your next tutoring session.

Download this handout:

Activity Guide – Top Tools for Multisensory Learning.

  • Take some time to review this Activity Guide – Top Tools for Multisensory Learning.
  • Highlight some activities that you think would be appropriate for you and your learner.
  • Think about the questions:
    • How would you use these activities in your session?
    • How would you modify each activity so they work for you and your learner?

Summary

Here’s a quick summary of what you covered in this module.

In this module you have learned that there are lots of activities you can do with a learner in-person and online using very simple tools. You have seen some ideas for how to use whiteboards, sticky notes, highlighters, index cards, letter tiles and scissors in your tutoring session. You have learned how using these tools can ensure a more multisensory learning experience for your learner.

We hope you enjoyed the module and have found some new tools that you can use to maximize your multisensory approach in your tutoring sessions.

Why not try the following challenge!

Tutor Challenge

Go to the next level!

Choose one of the tools from our list of top tools: whiteboard, sticky notes, highlighters, index cards, letter tiles, and scissors.

Plan an activity for your next session using one of these tools. Think about how the use of this tool will engage your learner in a more multisensory learning experience .

If you get stuck, click on the link below to review the tool you chose and some of the great activities you can incorporate in a session, online or in-person!

Next Steps

Here are some ideas to go to the next level!

You have completed all three modules in the All Things Multisensory Series.

You can review all three modules in this course by clicking on a link below:

Or why not try another course. We recommend the All Things Document Camera series.

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