Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences

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Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Education - 342 pages
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Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences in an outstanding resource that offers expert analysis of Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligencesand the knowledge to extend this theory to effective classroom practice. Broad-based and comprehensive, this text describes implications for pedagogy, team-teaching, student strengths, curriculum, assessment, community involvement, and diverse classroom models. The authors devote one chapter to each of the eight intelligences. They define intelligence, provide a checklist for identifying it, suggest environmental considerations, and offer related teaching strategies. Additional chapters survey Gardner's recent work on teaching for understanding, performance-based assessment, and model MI school programs and student outcomes. New to this Edition New Chapter 1 on The Influence of MI Theory on Teacher's Beliefs and Classroom Practices reviews cases and research on student intelligence and shows how these beliefs can change educational goals and curriculum. Chapters 2-8 on Individual Intelligences have been revised with new technology implications, references and instructional strategies bringing these up to state of the art practice. Curriculum Development in Chapter 9 includes more examples of K-12 curriculums. Assessment has been enhanced with three new approaches to better illustrate current practice (Chapter 10). Lessons Learned (Chapter 11) surveys new research on 100 K-12 MI school programs with student achievement on standardized tests to discuss achievement gains. Not every student learns in the same way! Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences is an outstanding resource that offers expert analysis of Dr. Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligencesand the knowledge to extend this theory to effective classroom practice. Every teacher can develop students' eight intelligences and teach basic skills through multiple modes. Ready-to-use assessment tools and less

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Contents

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Mathematical Thinking Processes
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Technology That Enhances LogicalMathematical Intelligence
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Linda Campbell, Ph.D. is a professor of education at Antioch University Seattle. She has designed and administered teacher education programs for urban and tribal communities. The recipient of a Gates Foundation grant in 2002, Linda creates college access prograns for underserved students.She authored Multiple Intelligences and Student Achievement published by ASCD in 1999, Mindful Learning published by Corwin Press in 2002, and is the recipient of numerous service awards.

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