Improve your teaching: Learning Styles
Lots of myths surrounding this one. Lots 'n' lots of myths
|Letting go of Learning Styles||From learningsnippets.wordpress.com|
|Forget about learning styles; here’s something better.||Blogpost from anniemurphypaul.com|
|The Pitfalls of Learning Styles and How We Got Duped Into Believing in Them||From teacher Reed Gillespie|
|The Learning Styles Myth: An Interview with Daniel Willingham||Link||40 min audio interview on thepsychfiles.com|
|More nonsense for teachers to avoid||Link||Blogpost from evidenceintopractice.wordpress.com|
|Perceptual Learning Style and Learning Proficiency: A Test of the Hypothesis||Link||Paper abstract, from Journal of Educational Psychology|
|Learning styles: where’s the evidence?
||Link||pdf file. Paper published in Medical Education in 2012|
|Other Myths about Learning|
|7 Myths About The Brain You Thought Were True||Link||From AsapScience on YouTube. 3 mins|
|Learning myths: The 10% myth and the Learning Styles myth.||
Ironically, the teachers who knew the most about neuroscience also believed in the most myths.
People remember 10%, 20%...Oh Really?
|Link||People do NOT remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they see, 30% of what they hear, etc.
Blogpost from willatworklearning.com
|Can 10,000 hours of practice make you an expert?||Link||Nope. From the bbc.com site|
Ye olde candy and hyperactivity myth.
|Link to an abstract which dispels the myth|
|But then maybe it's not a myth after all||Link||Fourth paragraph.