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Multiple Intelligences Rubrics & Assessments - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll find short lessons on multiple intelligences rubrics and assessments for your convenient review. Just a few of the topics covered in these easy-to-follow lessons include how traditional assessments and multiple intelligences assessments differ and the relationship between Bloom's taxonomy and assessments. You can have complete confidence in these materials, as they're written by teachers specifically for the needs of teachers.
How It Helps
- Provides examples: This chapter includes case studies highlighting multiple intelligences assessments, as well as examples of related topics, giving you context for these concepts.
- Outlines background: With lessons on the theory associated with multiple intelligences, you'll have greater understanding of this method as it applies to assessments and the classroom.
- Defines key concepts: You'll learn about a variety of assessments, which ones are appropriate in different situations and how they differ from each other.
You should know how to complete the following once this chapter is finished:
- Outline the theory of multiple intelligences
- Differentiate between traditional multiple intelligences assessments
- Name some of the different forms of assessments available
- Provide examples of alternative assessments
- Discuss Bloom's taxonomy and assessments
- Explain how rubrics can help teachers create successful multiple intelligences lesson plans
- Assess student learning through direct observation
- Detail how a multiple intelligences environment helps promote student achievement
- Identify the results of a variety of assessments in a case study
1. Multiple Intelligences: Assessment Tips & Theory
Intelligence is often thought to be synonymous with being smart or a high achiever, but modern education models look at intelligence in a new, different way. This lesson covers multiple intelligences theory and offers some relevant assessment tips.
2. Traditional vs. Multiple Intelligences Assessments
It is important to keep in mind that according to the multiple intelligences theory, students process in different ways and should be assessed as such. Read on to learn about the difference between traditional and multiple intelligences assessments.
3. Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments
Educators often need to assess students' learning and achievement. There are multiple forms of assessments that educators use to not only gain knowledge about a student's level of understanding but also to guide the direction of future lessons and course curriculum. This lesson will differentiate between formal and informal assessments and paper-pencil versus performance-based assessments used in educational settings.
4. Alternative Assessment: Definition & Examples
Are you looking for a better understanding of what alternative assessment is and how to implement it? This lesson defines the term and provides tangible examples of how to use this powerful methodology in the classroom.
5. Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments
Bloom's Taxonomy is a popular and extremely helpful tool that is used by most teachers. In this lesson, we'll discuss the original and revised Bloom's Taxonomy as well as how to use it in the classroom to assess learning and cognitive ability.
6. Rubrics for Multiple Intelligences Lesson Plans
How do you determine if your students are understanding what they learn through multiple intelligences? Check out this lesson for rubrics that help you assess students' knowledge.
7. Using Direct Observation to Assess Student Learning
Teachers use all sorts of methods to determine what students learn. One method is direct observation. This lesson defines the term and explains how it is used in the classroom. Read on for details.
8. Student Achievement with MI Environments & Assessments
Is there a link between teaching to the multiple intelligences and student achievement? Check out this lesson for explanations and examples of increasing student success using MI environments and assessments.
9. Multiple Intelligences Assessment Case Study
Is everyone good at taking tests? Not all students are good at standardized test taking and instead excel in other specific areas. This lesson shows how assessments reach multiple intelligences.
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