Six myths about how we learn

This article was first published on 29 September 2020

Throughout humanity we have assumed many things to be true, which have in fact turned out to be false.

Take learning, for example. Most of us have a good idea how learning happens, right? We have a decent understanding of what learning involves and what works best for us. But what if many of the facts we know about learning are, in fact, wrong? And what if, by understanding better how learning works, we can become better learners?

Here, education writer and speaker David Didau debunks some common myths and misconceptions about learning... and you might be surprised by what you learn.

For more information on the sources used for this film check out this document.

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