Learning Styles Don’t Actually Exist . So while one student might best comprehend a subject by hearing a lesson. Another would get the most benefit from reading it on paper. And another still would learn it better by performing a hands-on demonstration. The idea of “learning styles” is so simple that it should be easy to prove with a scientific study. But decades of research has shown that it’s just not true. And yet, students and teachers alike still believe it — and it’s harming students’ ability to learn.A Load of VAK
While what we just described may be one of the most popular models of learning styles. Known as VAK theory, for [...]
Forging a Friendship. Back in kindergarten, friendship was easy: you approached a fellow kid, asked them to be your friend, and the deal was done. But as people get older, established friendships start to falter and new ones form less frequently. At this point, new best buds don’t just sit next to you on the first day of school — you actually have to try to make friends. Luckily, sociology researchers have been looking into what people need to form lasting friendships, and they come down to three simple ingredients.Location
Chances are that your BFF in school was probably in your class. They may have even sat in the desk next to yours. The same goes for [...]
Seven Ways to Draw Perfect Circles Without a Compass . If you have a project that calls for a perfectly drawn circle and you don’t have a compass, worry not. You can draw perfect circles of all sizes with a few basic office supplies or using only your hands.
In this video, youtuber DaveHax demonstrates all the ways you can draw a perfect circle without the proper tools. The simplest ways are to use your wrist bone as a pivot point and spin the paper around underneath it, use any of your knuckles as pivot points, or use your finger tips as pivot points. But you can also make an impromptu compass with three pencils and a rubber band, a strip of cardboard, a piece [...]