About This Chapter
Multiple Intelligence Theory in School Settings - Chapter Summary
When you study this interesting chapter, you'll have access to lessons on how the multiple intelligence theory is used in school settings. These professionally designed lessons outline ways to incorporate this theory into your school's mission, its pros and cons, how its used in the classroom, and how it applies to teaching. Take the multiple-choice quizzes we've included with each lesson to ensure you've understood these topics well.
How It Helps
- Covers multiple applications: With lessons on the uses of this theory in the school, your classroom and while teaching, you'll have greater understanding of how it applies to a variety of situations.
- Outlines pros and cons: You'll review not only the benefits of using the multiple intelligences theory in schools, but also the costs and barriers associated with it.
- Provides strategies: When you review this chapter, you'll read about tips and ways you can incorporate multiple intelligences theories in your class or school.
This chapter is designed to help you:
- Utilize the multiple intelligences theory in your school's mission
- Understand the benefits and costs of using multiple intelligences in schools
- Explain how to incorporate multiple intelligences in the classroom
- Discuss the teaching applications of the multiple intelligences approach
1. Incorporating Multiple Intelligences Into the School's Mission
More and more schools are carefully crafting mission statements that reflect their core values and guiding principles. This lesson discusses how you can create a mission statement that incorporates multiple intelligence.
2. Multiple Intelligences in Schools: Benefits, Costs & Barriers
Using the multiple intelligences in schools can be an important way to meet the needs of all learners. This lesson discusses some of the benefits, costs and barriers to applying the associated theory in schools.
3. Using Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom
How do you try to address the needs of every single student? This lesson outlines how you can use the multiple intelligences approach to learning to provide the best learning environment for all of your students.
4. Applying the Multiple Intelligences Approach in Teaching
All of us learn in different ways. This lesson will provide an overview of Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences and explain how teachers can appeal to each of these intelligences in the classroom. A sample lesson plan will be presented.
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