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A consequence of the latter theory is that effective teaching should present a variety of teaching methods which cover all three learning modalities so that different students have equal opportunities to learn in a way that is effective for them. Guy Claxton has questioned the extent that learning styles such as Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic are helpful, particularly as they can have a tendency to label children and therefore restrict learning. Recent research has argued, “there is no adequate evidence base to justify incorporating learning styles assessments into general educational practice.” This can include activities such as learning new skills, creating a personal development plan , developing talents, creating human capital, developing spiritually, or improving self-knowledge. India is developing technologies that will bypass land-based telephone and Internet infrastructure to deliver distance learning directly to its students. In 2004, the Indian Space Research Organisation launched EDUSAT, a communications satellite providing access to educational materials that can reach more of the country’s population at a greatly reduced cost.
- The Aztecs had schools for the noble youths called Calmecac where they would receive rigorous religious and military training.
- The concept has been around for a while, but the