Monthly Archives: June 2019

Why Do “Learning Styles” Theories Persist? [Updated 6-7-19]

We’re still trying to understand why learning styles theory — although widely debunked — still persists. Could it be because schools of education still support it? Continue reading



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Handshakes at the Door: Hype, or Helpful?

It’s not just cute videos! Research also shows that greeting individual students at the classroom door leads to higher levels of attention and fewer classroom disruptions. Continue reading



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Constructivism: In The Brain, In The Classroom

Is constructivism a theory of learning, or a theory of teaching? Mike Hobbiss offers a provocative answer. Continue reading



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