In the third article in this ongoing series, Dr Pedro de Bruyckere skewers another common educational myth. This issue: ‘Children are digital natives.’ There is some truth in every lie #3: Digital natives One of the first myths I’ve ever fact checked was the idea of digital natives, a term coined in 2001 by Marc […]
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Every issue, Dr Pedro De Bruyckere takes aim at a common educational theory and summarises the evidence for and against it. This time, it’s Gardner’s multiple intelligences in the hot seat. There is some truth in every lie: multiple intelligences In the last issue of researchED magazine, I discussed the grains of truth inside the […]
In the first of a series, Dr Pedro De Bruyckere explores the reality behind some of the more popular misconceptions in education, and asks if there is any truth in them. This issue: learning styles The great pretender – the truth behind learning styles I’ll start this piece with a little confession. As a songwriter […]