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Multiple Intelligences for Differentiated Learning

Multiple Intelligences for Differentiated Learning

May 2007 | 104 pages | Corwin
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.
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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