Are learning styles irrelevant?

07/30/2013 | MiddleWeb

Recent research has examined the concept of fixed learning styles to a view of learning as more flexible and situational, middle-grades teacher Elizabeth Stein writes in this blog post. Stein writes that a shift in perspective is necessary as educators adopt the Common Core State Standards. "It's not about creating lessons for specific learning styles. It's about creating accessible learning environments by removing barriers, including those that cut students off from learning opportunities," Stein writes.

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