Junk Science: Is the Concept of Multiple Learning Styles Bogus?

Harvey F. Silver, EdD, Bruce Deitrick Price, & Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.

Some students are visual learners, some students are auditory learners, and others are kinesthetic learners. Right? Well, maybe not; at least the answer is not quite that simple. Our guests discuss recent research showing that commonly accepted notions about learning styles are wrong. Looks like it may be time to update your understanding of learning modalities.

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Bruce Price is a novelist, painter, poet and education activist. Graduated from Norfolk Academy and Princeton (with Honors in English Literature). Harvey F. Silver, EdD, is cofounder and president of Silver Strong & Associates and Thoughtful Education Press. He has more than 3 decades of experience as a teacher, administrator, presenter, and consultant. His work focuses on learning styles, differentiated instruction, research-based strategies, and lesson and unit design. Harvey is the author of several educational best-sellers. Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has over 20 years experience in the field of early childhood education as a teacher, director, curriculum writer, music director, and consultant for staff training and professional development. Currently, Deborah is the Executive Educational Director over three childcare campuses.
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