Despite their popularity in the educational world, the existence of different "learning styles" has not been clearly supported by scientific evidence. As a matter of fact, a team of researchers recently came to the conclusion that learning style-based instruction could even be detrimental to students.
Although educators recognize that effective home-school partnerships play an important role in students’ behavior and academic achievement, few schools rely on comprehensive systems to harness this potential. Based on this finding, a new study highlights ways in which schools can foster the cooperation between all stakeholders in a child’s education.
Using artificial intelligence and a data-based approach, a group of researchers found that the cognitive profiles of struggling learners corresponded with specific brain organizations, but not with common diagnoses such as ADHD.