Learning/Teaching Styles and Strategies versus the Theora of Education


Theorem 1
Curiosity is a natural human state.
Theorem 2
All items of learning have value to the learner.
Theorem 3
Capacity to learn within a given time period is finite.
Theorem 4
Capacity to learn is related to previous internalised learning.
Theorem 5
Retention of information is based on its frequency of use, motivation and time.
Theorem 6
Metacognitive skills aid both learning and motivation.
Theorem 7
Learning style preferences are not static and may vary over time and according to mood.
Theorem 8
Frequent and clear feedback from whatever source encourages learning.
Theorem 9
The level of motivation to learn is the sum of positive and negative pressures.


Theorist(s) Theory Year Theorem 1 Theorem 2 Theorem 3 Theorem 4 Theorem 5 Theorem 6 Theorem 7 Theorem 8 Theorem 9
Aristotle On Education ~340BCE                
David Ausbel Meaningful learning 1963                
Allan Bloom Bloom's taxonomy 1956                
Edward de Bono Six Thinking Hats 1985                
Bonwell and Eison Active learning 1991                
Paul de Bra Adaptive educational hypermedia 2003                
Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) 1964                
Jerome Bruner Discovery learning 1961                
Peter Brusilovsky Adaptive educational hypermedia 1994                
John Amos Comenius Didactica Magna 1657                
John Dewey Social behaviorism 1938                
George Dennison The Lives of Children 1969                
Rita Dunn and Kenneth Dunn Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles 1978                
Noel Entwistle Surface, strategic and deep learning 1983                
Richard Felder and Linda Silverman The Felder-Silverman Learning and Teaching Styles Model 1988                
Neil Fleming VARK 1987                
Paulo Freire Critical pedagogy 1968                
Friedrich Fröbel The Education of Man 1826                
Howard Gardner Multiple intelligences 1983                
John Taylor Gatto Dumbing us Down 1991                
Ernst von Glasersfeld Radical constructivism 1984                
Paul Goodman Compulsory Mis-Education 1964                
Anthony Gregorc Mind Styles Model and Gregorc Style Delineator 1982                
John Hattie Visible learning 2008                
James Herndon The Way It Spozed To Be 1968                
William "Ned" Herrmann Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) 2012                
John Holt Unschooling 1970's                
Peter Honey and Alan Mumford Activist, Reflector, Theorist and Pragmatist 1982                
Ivan Illich Deschooling society 1971                
Salman Khan Flipping the Classroom 2011                
David Kolb Experiential learning 1975                
Herbert Kohl The Open Classroom 1967                
Jonathan Kozol Savage Inequalities 1991                
Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger Situated Learning 1991                
Ference Marton and Roger Säljö Deep and Surface Learning 1976                
Robert J. Marzano Marzano teaching strategies 1998                
Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori Montessori education 1910                
Gordon Pask Conversation Theory - Serialist/Holist Learning 1975                
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi Codified Teaching 1801                
Jean Piaget A part of Cognitive Theory 1964                
Neil Postman Inquiry Education 1969                
Plato Epistemology ~360BC                
Cedar Riener and Daniel Willingham Learning Styles Don't Exist 2010                
Sir Kenneth Robinson Enhancing creativity 2013                
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Development of reasoning 1762                
George Siemens Learning analytics 2011                
Charles E. Silberman Crisis in the Classroom 1971                
Burrhus Frederic (B.F.) Skinner Operant conditioning 1938                
Socrates Elenchus or Socratic method ~400BC                
Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Education 1907                
Robert Jeffery Sternberg Triarchic theory of intelligence 1985                
Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky Zone of proximal development 1978(1934)