Learning Styles

I have a love-hate relationship with learning styles. I find them fascinating to read about, but I also think they can stymie the natural way that children learn if we allow them too much importance. I share Wikipedia- Learning Styles as a simple tool or resource. I think John Holt summed it up best when he wrote the following in How Children Learn:

..All I am saying in this book can be summed up in two words – Trust Children. Nothing could be more simple – or more difficult. Difficult, because to trust children we must trust ourselves – and most of us were taught as children that we could not be trusted.

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