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Believe it or not, “learning styles” don’t exist

What false belief is held by 93% of British teachers?

Earlier this week on this blog we looked at Chris Jarrett’s lecture on neuromyths. One of those myths was the belief held by a shocking 93% of British teachers that we learn better if taught through the medium we personally prefer. As this false belief is so pervasive that it seems nearly everyone wrongly believes it, I thought I’d go a little further and post professor Daniel Willingham’s excellent explanation of why learning styles don’t exist:

For more on neuromyths, click here for last week’s post. 

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