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Multiple Intelligences for Differentiated Learning

Practical strategies for tapping into multiple intelligences through curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

This well-articulated text presents a discussion of multiple intelligences based on the fundamental belief that all children can learn. The author offers a framework of strategies, combined with a wealth of graphics, to move teachers from curiosity to confidence and competence in understanding and using multiple intelligences theory in the inclusive classroom. Educators will learn how:

  • Multiple intelligences theory applies to differentiation
  • Differentiation and multiple entries create more learning options for students
  • Student-centered, constructivist methods empower learners to pursue new learning while meeting standards

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9780971733213
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: In A Nutshell Series
  • Year: 2007
  • Page Count: 104
  • Publication date: May 23, 2007

Price: $24.95



There is an intricate literacy to Gardner's multiple intelligences theory that unlocks key entry points for differentiated learning. Using a well-articulated framework, rich with graphic representations, Williams provides a comprehensive discussion of multiple intelligences. He moves the teacher and students from curiosity, to confidence, to competence in understanding and using the multiple intelligences theory in the most practical ways in curriculum, instruction and assessment.


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R. Bruce Williams

Bruce Williams has more than thirty five years of international consulting experience, and is noted for his expertise in group facilitation and in planning and team building methodologies. Williams' specialty is facilitating participative, interactive group workshops whether they are focused on strategic planning and consensus building or instructional methodologies for the classroom. He has conducted successful workshops on brain compatible learning and school change facilitation, and he frequently presents in the areas of cooperative learning, higher order thinking skills, and authentic assessment. With seven years' experience in teaching English as a second language in Japan and Korea, Williams is highly experienced in working with diverse populations. Thirty-six years' experience in adult training also make him a valuable resource in facilitating school change. In addition to conference workshops in 2002 in Australia and New Zealand, he has been invited three times to present workshops for teachers in Singapore. In April of 2004, Williams was the keynote speaker for 400 principals and teachers in Beijing.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part One: Introducing Multiple Intelligences (Getting Acquainted with the Theory)

The Beginning: Founder and Theory

Gardner's Criteria for Distinguishing an Intelligence

Proponents for Application of the Theory

Implications for Differentiation

Part Two: Multiple Entries to Differentiation

Brain Theory

Curriculum/Standards--Any Subject

Instruction--Calling for Attention--Curiosity

Assessing Active Engagement


Part Three: Multiple Connections for Differentiation

Constructivist Theory

Curriculum/Standards--Focus On Concepts

Instruction--Memory, Confidence

Assessing Conceptual Grasp

Part Four: Multiple Representations in Differentiation

Transfer Theory

Curriculum/Standards--Focus on Details

Instruction--Depth Understanding--Competence

Assessing Performance and Application



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