If the Shoe Fits . . .: How to Develop Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom / Edition 1

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This excellent resource offers teachers information and "how-to" advice for identifying and developing student strengths, and includes a rich selection of sample lessons and ideas.

This excellent resource translates Howard Gardner`s multiple intelligences theory into practical methods for classroom use. It offers teachers information and `how-to` advice for identifying and developing student strengths. The rich selection of sample lessons and ideas inspires teachers to apply these ideas in the classroom and motivates teachers to create activities of their own.
This book:

  • identifies the student with each intelligence
  • discusses how intelligences can be used for problem solving
  • shows how to use multiple intelligences to meet the challenges of special students
  • describes how to create an environment for each intelligence
  • provides sample lessons and activities for each intelligence

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780932935649
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258

Meet the Author

Carolyn Chapman is an international educational consultant, author, and teacher who has taught in kindergarten to college classrooms. Her interactive, hands-on professional development training sessions challenge educators to use strategies that ensure success for learners of all ages. Chapman has written many books about differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, multiple assessments, and the brain-compatible classroom. She is coauthor with Gayle Gregory of the landmark Corwin Press book Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: If the Shoe Fits
Chapter 2: Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Say It
Lesson Example 2: The Debate Game
Lesson Example 3: The Author Game
Chapter 3: Musical/Rhythmic Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Mac-A-Lena
Lesson Example 2: The Sound Machine
Lesson Example 3: The Beat Goes On
Lesson Example 4: Create the Beat
Lesson Example 5: The Music of Mozart
Chapter 4: Logical/Mathematical Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Connections by Shape
Lesson Example 2: Pattern Hunt
Lesson Example 3: Silver Bells With Rap
Lesson Example 4: Coin Play
Lesson Example 5: Kidney Bean, Jelly Bean
Chapter 5: Visual Spatial Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Story on a Rope
Lesson Example 2: Pictured Predictions
Lesson Example 3: Create-A-Creature
Chapter 6: Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Walk-A-Story
Lesson Example 2: Feelings in My World
Lesson Example 3: Act the Word
Lesson Example 4: Kapheim's Musical Molecules
Chapter 7: Naturalist Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Chambers of the Heart
Lesson Example 2: The Amazing Brain
Lesson Example 3: Puzzle Pieces
Chapter 8: Intrapersonal Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Me T-Shirt
Lesson Example 2: If the Shoe Fits
Lesson Example 3: Portrait of...as a Young...
Lesson Example 4: My Strength
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Make a Team
Lesson Example 2: Know Your Job
Lesson Example 3: The Dinosaur Problem
Lesson Example 4: Symbol Search
Chapter 10: Integrating Multiple Intelligences into the Curricula
Chapter 11: The Grading Dilemma
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