- assumes learning is a function of interest.
- assumes learner's inclinations are trustworthy
- encourages imagery, meditation and symbolism
- prefers self-discovery, direct experience and a variety of instructional methods
- tends to follow impulse more than the lesson plan
- classroom may be viewed as chaotic by teachers of other styles
- loves to take risks
- enjoys looking at things from many perspectives
- has a broad range of interests
- is creative and dislikes routine & authority
- has need to develop own way of doing things
- active, multi-sensory presentations are needed to hold attention
- gets uneasy if no outlet is provided for action
- ask, 'What if?"
- seek new possibilities, excitement