Believing learning styles is wrong?

06/12/2016

“The idea of learning styles is sexy. It sounds good. It feels good. Saying that people have different learning styles is another way of acknowledging that people are different, and differences are important, especially when it comes to the classroom. But me saying that learning styles don’t exist is not saying people are the same. People do differ in many important ways; learning styles just isn’t one of them, and just because some ideas sound really good, just because we really want something to be true, doesn’t make it so….”

Hmmm… voor de onderwijskundigen onder ons is dit misschien moeilijk te verkroppen. En heel eerlijk: we zijn er zelf ook nog mee aan het stoeien, hoewel het loslaten van leerstijlen ook wel lekker vrij voelt. 

Lees hier het hele artikel: http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/why-the-widespread-belief-in-learning-styles-is-not-just-wrong-its-also-dangerous

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