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“Controversial”is a fitting characterization of this Cuevas article. Variety is a staple of goodteaching and educators are trained in the art of creating lessons that motivate every student in ourclass. We are taught to present concepts in a way that appeals to all types of learners. We havedone this with success for so long that to concede,that despite its vast popularity there was vir-tually no empirical research to support the learning styles approach(Cuevas, 2015, p. 309)would require a major reclamation in our training and thinking. Its difficult to discern whethermy personal belief in the existence of multiple intelligences is a product of my teacher education,or of my experience. While I appreciate this article and the detail with which the research wasconducted, I am not convincedthere is reason to remove the consideration of learning styles-based teaching from our training. Considering the learning modalities of students is yet another

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