Education Myths ~ “Learning Styles”


From my “Mainstream Permaculture” blog…

Mainstream Permaculture

To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself–that is the first duty of the educator.”
~ Maria Montessori

Teachers and students (leadership and people), co-intent on reality, are both Subjects, not only in the task of unveiling that reality, and thereby coming to know it critically, but in the task of re-creating that knowledge. As they attain this knowledge of reality through common reflection and action, they discover themselves as its permanent re-creators.”
~ Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Today’s post is a summary of a discussion forum I’m moderating about “Learning Styles” at one of the courses I’m taking on adult education…enjoy!

“What’s your learning style?” “How do you learn better?” “are you a visual, an auditive or a kinaesthetic learner?” “I learn better when I take notes” “I only learn when I can discuss the topic with somebody”…

We have…

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