Moving beyond the discovery of learning styles, this article explains the typical academic strengths and weaknesses of students with each dominant trait. It also provides a brief summary of how students can use their learning styles to improve their grades.
In this chapter from a book entitle "So Each May Learn," authors describe several activities in metacognition--conscious thinking about how one thinks--to help students assess their own learning strengths.
With the current emphasis on collaboration in the classroom, one question teachers are asking is how to incorporate an understanding of learning styles to this specific application. This article can help.