“An additional reason to abandon learning styles” – teachers and pupils do not agree on the pupils’ preferred learning style

“Learning styles” – there can be few ideas that have created such a stark disconnect between the experts on the ground and the evidence published in scholarly journals. Endorsed by the overwhelming majority of teachers, yet dismissed by most psychologists and educational neuroscientists as a “neuromyth”, the basis of learning styles is that people learn better when taught via their preferred learning modality, usually (but not always) described as either visual, auditory or kinaesthetic.

Source: “An additional reason to abandon learning styles” – teachers and pupils do not agree on the pupils’ preferred learning style

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