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Gestalt processors, usually called right brained, are able to take in the big image, feel the emotional connections, access intuitive understanding and need to learn kinesthetically through movement. In art, music, dance and sports they access the passion, movement and big picture - all elements which are crucial to creativity...
Gestalt learners more than logic learners are affected by the early push, between ages 5 and 7, to learn linear functions both in language and math. These children begin to judge themselves as "dumb" and develop "learned helplessness."...
Gestalt learners have to struggle to make it through our educational system. I believe Albert Einstein was a gestalt learner. His early academic failures are legendary, and he frequently referred in later life to his reliance on visual imagery rather than linear logic. "The words of the language," he said, "as they are written and spoken, do not seem to play any role in my mechanisms of thought. The psychical entities which seem to serve as elements in thought are certain signs and more or less clear images which can be voluntarily reproduced or combined." Fortunately, he sought out holistic learning situations that fed his curiosity and lust for understanding.
quoted from "Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head" by Carla Hannaford, pages 184-185
Small children should be supervised by a caregiver when at a computer,
to ensure no accidents occur that could hurt the child and that no equipment gets broken.