Multiple Intelligences : Best Ideas from Research and Practice / Edition 1

Multiple Intelligences : Best Ideas from Research and Practice / Edition 1

by Mindy Kornhaber, Edward Fierros, Shirley Veenema
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205342590

ISBN-13: 9780205342594

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

This text is based on original research from Harvard's Project Zero, the research and development group led by Howard Gardner, to show teachers and administrators how to successfully integrate MI into their schools and classrooms. Based on a national investigation of more than 40 schools and on detailed case studies, this book illustrates how teachers in six

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This text is based on original research from Harvard's Project Zero, the research and development group led by Howard Gardner, to show teachers and administrators how to successfully integrate MI into their schools and classrooms. Based on a national investigation of more than 40 schools and on detailed case studies, this book illustrates how teachers in six real-life situations in a range of different public schools were able to construct and implement curricula that enabled students to learn challenging disciplinary content through multiple intelligences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205342594
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.02(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

1. Tools for Putting MI into Practice.

Overview.

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences.

The Entry Points Framework.

Outcomes Associated with Using Multiple Intelligences.

Compass Point Practices.

Interlude: Views of Schools and Classrooms.

2. The McCleary School.

Overview of the McCleary School.

Compass Point Practices.

3. Rivers Study.

The Rivers Study at a Glance.

What Is the Rivers Study?

Strategies: A Questions-Based Approach Combined with Rubrics.

What Happens During the Rivers Study?

Revisiting the Frameworks.

4. The Governor Bent School.

Overview of the McCleary School.

Compass Point Practices.

5. Math Labs.

Math Labs at a Glance.

What Are Math Labs?

Strategies: Planning for Students, Curricular Coherence, and Standards.

What Happens During Math Labs?

Revisiting the Frameworks.

6. Language Artists.

Language Artists at a Glance.

What Is the Language Artists Curriculum?

Strategies: Elevate, Celebrate, Evaluate.

What Happens During Language Artists?

Revisiting the Frameworks.

7. The John F. Kennedy School.

Overview of the John F. Kennedy School.

Compass Point Practices.

8. Schneiders Ink.

Schneider's Ink at a Glance.

What Is Schneider's Ink?

Strategies: Working with Strengths, Fostering Transfer, Supporting Quality Work.

What Happens During Schneider's Ink?

Revisiting the Frameworks.

9. Glenridge Elementary School.

Overview of the Glenridge Elementary School.

Compass Point Practices.

10. Heritage/Traditions.

Heritage/Traditions at a Glance.

What Is the Heritage/Traditions Unit?

Strategies: Building Readiness, Modeling, Culminating Activities.

What Happens During the Heritage/Traditions Unit?

Revisiting the Frameworks.

11. Searsport Elementary School.

Overview of Searsport Elementary School.

Compass Point Practices.

12. Archaeology Dig.

The Archaeology Dig at a Glance.

What Is the Archaeology Dig?

Strategies: Considerations for Crafting an Interdisciplinary Collaboration.

What Happens During the Archaeology Dig?

Revisiting the Frameworks.

13. Conclusion: Real Learning, Standards, and State Tests.

Appendix: Brief Descriptions of Schools that Participated in this Research.

References.

Index.

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