All posts tagged: learning styles

Using types of knowledge as a building block in lessons

One thing that I took away from last year, was the use of different learning types. When I first read those words, learning types, my mind immediately drove to my experience in philosophy classes. Thankfully, I don’t have to go back to epistemology. The next thing I thought about and wanted to stay away from, was learning styles. Side note; learning styles are absolutely unproven pseudoscience. In fact, when it was tested, people were completely inaccurate in judging their own style (that didn’t exist) and were found to be in a balance of each “learning style” that was dependent upon what was being taught. Anyways, this theme about types of knowledge seems to be resonating with me lately. In the last post I talked directly about using one type, without mentioning what that was because I didn’t even think about it. In fact, most of the time we don’t think about it. And I’m talking about procedural knowledge. The how part of how we gather our information. When it comes to setting daily goals, especially …