Multiple Intelligences and Adult Literacy: A Sourcebook for Practitioners / Edition 1

Multiple Intelligences and Adult Literacy: A Sourcebook for Practitioners / Edition 1

by Julie Viens, Silja Kallenbach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807743461

ISBN-13: 9780807743461

Pub. Date: 01/22/2004

Publisher: Teachers College Press

In this breakthrough volume, the authors present an overview of Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory along with concrete examples that educators can use in their classroom with adult literacy students.

Overview

In this breakthrough volume, the authors present an overview of Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory along with concrete examples that educators can use in their classroom with adult literacy students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807743461
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
01/22/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Chapter 1MI Basics1
Introduction1
Multiple Intelligences: The Theory Behind the Practice2
The Journey From Theory to Practice16
Chapter 1 Reflection and Discussion Questions21
Chapter 2MI Reflections22
The AMI Experience22
Two AMI Teachers' Perspectives: To Be or Not to Be Explicit About MI Theory26
Two AMI Teachers' Perspectives: To Assess or Not to Assess Intelligences27
MIR Activities: Exploring MI With Students33
Activities for Learning About Our Ways of Learning49
Chapter 2 Reflection and Discussion Questions49
Chapter 3MI-inspired Instruction50
The AMI Experience50
Two AMI Teachers' Perspectives: Planning Curriculum With MI Theory57
Chapter 3 Reflection and Discussion Questions59
Chapter 4MI-inspired Lessons60
What's MI About These Lessons?60
MI Lesson Formats62
MI-inspired Language Arts and ESOL Lessons70
MI-inspired Math and Science Lessons91
MI-inspired Thematic Units109
Chapter 5Student Responses to MI Practices: The AMI Experience129
Introduction129
How Students Responded to MI Reflections (MIR)130
Student Responses to MI-informed Instruction131
Student Responses "In Context"133
Conclusion133
Chapter 5 Reflection and Discussion Questions134
References135
About the Authors and Contributors137
AMI Resources to Download145
Index147

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