Handbook of Differentiated Instruction Using the Multiple Intelligences : Lesson Plans and More / Edition 1

Handbook of Differentiated Instruction Using the Multiple Intelligences : Lesson Plans and More / Edition 1

by Bruce Campbell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205569218

ISBN-13: 9780205569212

Pub. Date: 08/29/2007

Publisher: Pearson

Transform your teaching into outstanding, high-impact learning with ready-to-use classroom strategies on differentiating instruction and assessment with the Theory of Multiple Intelligences and make every lesson effective for your students!

Addressing what matters most to teachers, Handbook of Differentiated Instruction Using MI

Overview

Transform your teaching into outstanding, high-impact learning with ready-to-use classroom strategies on differentiating instruction and assessment with the Theory of Multiple Intelligences and make every lesson effective for your students!

Addressing what matters most to teachers, Handbook of Differentiated Instruction Using MI and More combines practical applications of Gardner’s “Theory of Multiple Intelligences” with differentiation so that teachers have a framework to respond to the increasing diversity of today’s classrooms. Organized in a workbook style, the handbook shows teachers how to meet the needs of struggling and advanced students alike. Written in a user-friendly style, the book presents many helpful tools, including: classroom models, whole and small group instruction, student and teacher inventories, curriculum units, thematic planning tips, homework starters, and assessment processes. This active learning approach supports every teacher in making a profound difference in the learning and the lives of students.

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  • Features easy-to-use organization for quick access to needed materials and ideas at-a-glance.
  • Provides a comprehensible format for differentiating instruction to meet each classroom’s broad range of learners.
  • Guides teachers in develop the eight intelligences and differentiating any content in multi-modal approaches.
  • Presents teachers with 18 ready-to-use lesson plans in the core subjects: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
  • Incorporates active learning methods into every sample lesson, curricular, and assessment tools allowing teachers to help students learn and retain content.
  • Includes MI inventories for teachers and students to identify their strengths and to apply such strengths to areas of challenge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205569212
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/29/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Getting Acquainted with Differentiated Instruction

Getting Acquainted with Multiple Intelligences

Part I: Preparing the Classroom for Differentiated Instruction

Diverse Models for Using Multiple Intelligences to Differentiate Instruction

Daily Format in One Differentiated Classroom Using Multiple Intelligences

Using Multiple Intelligences Centers to Differentiate

Grouping Students for MI Centers

Starting a Multiple Intelligences Program

Resources for a Differentiated/MI Classroom

Part II: Preparing Your Students and Parents for Differentiated Instruction through MI

“The Prince”: A Parable for Multiple Intelligences

Teaching Students and Parents about Differentiated Instruction and MI

A Letter to Parents

Lesson #1: A Differentiated Eight-Part Lesson on Multiple Intelligences

Part III: Preparing for Differentiation with MI

Teacher Self-Reflection Inventory

Linguistic Strategies to Differentiate

Journaling

Logical-Mathematical Strategies to Differentiate

A Deductive Reasoning Game

Kinesthetic Strategies to Differentiate

Paper Plates

Visual-Spatial Strategies to Differentiate

Student-made Cards

Musical Strategies to Differentiate

Curriculum Songs

Interpersonal Activities to Differentiate

Mix & Match Grouping

Intrapersonal Strategies to Differentiate

Student Choice Options

Naturalist Strategies to Differentiate

Creating a Class Garden

Student Handouts

Differentiating Spelling Using MI

Differentiating Multiplication Using MI

Part IV: Differentiating Assessment in an MI Classroom

An MI Rubric

Collaborative Assessment Conferences

MI Portfolios to Differentiate Assessment

Personal Reflection Sheets

Self-Assessment

Peer Assessment with “The Appreciation Sandwich”

Long-term Student Project Assessment

Part V: Differentiating Lessons Using Multiple Intelligences

Lesson #2: Adjectives

Lesson #3: Magnetism

Lesson #4: Adding Fractions

Lesson #5: Christopher Columbus

Lesson #6: Whales

Lesson #7: Ben Franklin

Lesson #8: The Story About Ping

Lesson #9: Animal Farm

Lesson #10: Harriet Tubman

Lesson #11: Weather

Lesson #12: Spring

Lesson #13: Circumference & Diameter

Lesson #14: Comets

Lesson #15: The Boston Tea Party

Lesson #16: The Search for Delicious

Lesson #17: Shape and Change

Lesson #18: An MI Alphabet

Lesson #19: Edgar Allen Poe

Lesson #20: MI Spelling

Lesson Plan Form

Part VI: Preparing Students for Self-directed Learning in a Differentiated Classroom

How to Organize Independent Projects

Warming-up to Self-directed Learning

Eight Steps for Doing Projects

Project Contract

Project Evaluation Form

Differentiating Homework

Part VII: Differentiating Instruction Using MI Curriculum Units

A List of Theme Possibilities

A Curriculum Outline or Mindmap

Possible MI Lessons for a Thematic Unit on Discovery

Year Long Thematic Plans

From Quarks to Quasars

Art Around the World

Our Only Earth

Thematic Planning Matrix

A Final Word

What Are Some Results of an MI Program?

What is the Teacher’s Role in a Differentiated MI Program?

Why Is an MI Model of Differentiated Instruction Successful?

References

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