Improve your teaching: Learning Styles and other myths in education

Lots of myths surrounding this one. Lots 'n' lots of myths
Learning Styles - FAQ Link Daniel Willingham addresses most issues in a converstaional style. Blogpost
The 30-second briefing: what are multiple intelligences? Link And how are they different from 'learning styles'?
Nice snappy summary from
Letting go of Learning Styles From
The Pitfalls of Learning Styles and How We Got Duped Into Believing in Them From teacher Reed Gillespie
The Learning Styles Myth: An Interview with Daniel Willingham Link 40 min audio interview on
More nonsense for teachers to avoid Link Blogpost from
Perceptual Learning Style and Learning Proficiency: A Test of the Hypothesis Link Paper abstract, from Journal of Educational Psychology
Learning styles: where’s the evidence?
Link pdf file. Paper published in Medical Education in 2012
Other Myths about Learning    
Some common myths in education
7 Myths About The Brain You Thought Were True Link From AsapScience on YouTube. 3 mins
Learning myths: The 10% myth and the Learning Styles myth.

Ironically, the teachers who knew the most about neuroscience also believed in the most myths.
From Wall Street Jornal online

People remember 10%, 20%...Oh Really?

Link People do NOT remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they see, 30% of what they hear, etc.
Blogpost from
Can 10,000 hours of practice make you an expert? Link Nope. From the site
Questionning the generality of the rule From
Dilbert's take on the controversy Cartoon

Ye olde candy and hyperactivity myth.

Link to an abstract which dispels the myth
But then maybe it's not a myth after all Link Fourth paragraph.