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Understanding Multiple Intelligences - Chapter Summary
Our instructors present subjects related to multiple intelligences for your review in this chapter. These lessons cover topics including assessments, teaching tips and the major theories of multiple intelligences. You can have confidence that these teaching resources have been written by professional instructors and contain information that is accurate and relevant to your teaching experience.
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- Focuses on teaching: Not only will you learn the theory and background of multiple intelligences, you'll also learn how to integrate these concepts into your teaching and understand how they're successfully used with your students.
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After completing this chapter, you should understand how to:
- Discuss Howard Gardner's research on multiple intelligences and frames of mind
- Understand the impact of Howard Gardner's theories on education
- Use teaching tips to integrate your understanding of multiple intelligences and learning styles into your classroom
- Utilize assessments to identify multiple intelligences
1. Howard Gardner - Multiple Intelligences and Frames of Mind: Overview
Howard Gardner pioneered a new way of thinking about intelligence that is unconventional but well received. His theory has practical application for how we go about learning new skills and choosing the type of work we find most satisfying. Learn more about Howard Gardner and the different types of intelligences, then test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. Howard Gardner: Theory & Impact on Education
What does it mean to be intelligent? In this lesson, we'll explore the multiple intelligences theory of psychologist Howard Gardner, including the different types of intelligence that Gardner proposes and his impact on education.
3. Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles: Teaching Tips
Your classroom is likely to be filled with students who learn in very different ways. This lesson will introduce the concept of multiple intelligences and learning styles and offer tips for teaching students in this way.
4. 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.
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Other chapters within the Teaching Reading to English Language Learners course
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- Prior & Background Knowledge for ELL Students
- Cooperative Learning for ELL Students
- Vocabulary Development & Instruction for ELL Students
- Interactive Learning for ELL Students
- Differentiated Instruction for ELL Learners
- Visual Aids & Technology for ELL Students
- Formal Language & Social Context for ELL Students
- English Language Development for ELL Students
- Assessment for ELL Students