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Odder  ·  282 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

Makes sense. Usually I see learning styles used an excuse when someone does poorly in a class, because it wasn't taught using their supposed preferred learning style. It probably sounds better to say that than "I did poorly because I thought the class was boring" but if you think about it that's basically what they're saying.

katakowsj  ·  282 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Agreed. As an 8th grade math teacher my experiences have been related to students approaching me in a blaming fashion. You don't understand me Mr. K., "I'm an active learner (meaning kinesthetic). You need have us "do stuff" more in class, then I'll do better"

A student's poor performance is supposedly due to my lack of turning algebra into a physical education, or dance class.

Sorry dude. That's just not happening here. Find a way to go with the flow instead brother.

bfv  ·  282 days ago  ·  link  ·