Posts Tagged ‘teaching’

The Biggest Myth In Education

August 24, 2022

You’ve surely heard of “learning styles” and perhaps been tagged as a “visual learner,” “kinesthetic learner,” or such. “Learning styles” are pure pedagogy poppycock, education “neuromyths.” A Veritasium video by Derek Muller and Petr Lebedev.

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“The Stubborn Myth of ‘Learning Styles,’” William Furey, EducationNext

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Teaching in America doesn’t have to be this tough.

March 10, 2020

Teachers in America have a much tougher job than their peers in other developed countries, like Sweden (which is mispelled in this video- oops). A Vox video by Liz Scheltens.

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Teaching in America

October 24, 2018

“I’ve had hungry students who couldn’t concentrate; I’ve filed tax returns for kids’ parents. You’re the only adult they trust – the only adult that talks to them like they’re a person.”

A Guardian video.

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Changing Education Paradigms

October 23, 2010

Here’s part of a talk about education and creativity by Sir Ken Robinson, interpreted for RSA Animate by Cognitive Media.  The entire address may be seen here.

 

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