Teaching For Intelligence Ii

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Overview

Formerly a Sky Light publication

An invaluable resource for educators, this collection provides immediate access to leading thinkers in education and their theories on issues surrounding intelligence.

The top minds in education are brought together in this publication to discuss the issues surrounding intelligence. Taken directly from the 1999 Teaching for Intelligence Conference, experts discuss such topics as Unleashing the Power of Perceptual Change, Learning and Transfer, Constructivist Assessment in Early Childhood Education, and Learning to Learn. Have access to these leaders and their theories whenever you want by ordering Teaching For Intelligence II.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575172668
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Arthur L. Costa, Ed.D., is an Emeritus Professor of Education at California State University, Sacramento. He is Co-Founder of the Institute for Habits of Mind and Co-founder of the Center for Cognitive Coaching. He served as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, and an assistant superintendent for instruction in the Office of the Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools and as the director of educational programs for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He has made presentations and conducted workshops in all 50 states as well as on six of the seven continents
Active in many professional organizations, Art served as president of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and was the National President of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, from 1988 to 1989. He was the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Urban Alliance in 2010.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: New Perspectives on Intelligences
Section 1: Flexibility in Thinking: The Capacity to Shift Perspectives, to Generate Alternate Approaches, and to Change One's Mind
1. Systems Change in Education - Peter Senge
2. Unleashing the Power of Perceptual Change - Geoffrey Caine and Renate Caine
3. Changing Curriculum Means Changing Your Mind - Arthur L. Costa
Section 2: Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations: The Capacity to Draw Forth Prior Knowledge and Transfer it to New Situations
4. Learning and Transfer—A Tautology - Meir Ben-Hur
5. What Do We Know From Brain Research? - Pat Wolfe and Ron Brandt
6. Art for the Brain's Sake - Robert Sylwester
Section 3: Metacognition: The Human Capacity to be Aware of and Reflect on Our Own Thinking
7. Memory, The Thing I Forget With - Robin Fogarty
8. Creativity Is a Decision - Robert J. Sternberg
9. Revisiting Effective Teaching - Pat Wolfe
10. Multiple Intelligences and Reading Instruction - Donna Ogle
Section 4: Questioning and Problem Posing: Innate Human Curiosity and the Capacity for Healthy Skepticism
11. The Mad Dash to Compute: Enriching or Eroding Intelligence? - Jane M. Healy
12. Educators Need to Know About the Human Brain - Ron Brandt
13. Raising the Ceiling for All Students: School Improvement From a High-End Learning Perspective - Joseph S. Renzulli
Section 5: Striving for Accuracy, Precision and Elegance: The Human Yearning for Craftsmanship
14. Learning Standards - Kay Burke
15. What Sorts of Standards for Teachers? Focusing on Exemplary Elementary Teaching - Jeni Pollack Day and Richard L. Allington
16. Constructivist Assessment in Early Childhood Education - Clifford Hill
17. Test Success in the Brain-Compatible Classroom - Carolyn Chapman and Rita King
Section 6: The Humility of Continuous Learning: The Human Capacity for Self-Renewal
18. Challenging Mathematics for Young Children - Herbert P. Ginsburg, Robert Balfanz, and Carole Greenes
19. Reinventing Our Literacy Programs: Books, Basics, Balance - Dorothy S. Strickland
20. Mediated Learning Experience: Professor Reuven Feuerstein Responds to Some Critical Questions - Reuven Feuerstein
21. Learning to Learn: The Cognitive Enrichment Advantage Approach - Donna Wilson and Katherine H. Greenberg
Authors
Acknowledgments
Index

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