It's a pervasive idea: different students' brains are better suited to different styles of learning. So while one student might best comprehend a subject by hearing a lesson, another would get the most benefit from reading it on paper, and another still would learn it better by performing a hands-on demonstration. The idea of "learning styles" is so simple that it should be easy to prove with a scientific study, but decades of research has shown that it's just not true. And yet, students and teachers alike still believe it — and it's harming students' ability to learn.
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Written by Ashley Hamer July 12, 2019
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