Integrating Curricula With Multiple Intelligences: Teams, Themes, and Threads / Edition 2
The authors demonstrate how to develop higher-order thinking, mindful decision making, and productive problem-solving skills in all students and provide a six-step process for developing thematic learning units.
Foreword by Howard Gardner Acknowledgments Introduction The Why's and Wherefore's A Look at the Book 1. Theories Caine and Caine's Twelve Principles From the Tower: Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences From the Field: Multiple Intelligences From the Tower: Fogarty's Models of Curriculum Integration From the Field: Curriculum Integration Differentiated Instruction Frames of Mind - Grid Talk 2. Teams Teams Rap List of Words (Bombardment) Jagged Profile Activities Jagged Profile Implications Collaborative Teams in Professional Learning Communities Forming Teams: Top Down or Bottom Up? Beginning the Conversation: It's a Start! Teaming Conference Team Meetings Guide on the Side: Facilitating the Team or PLC 3. Themes Themes as Organizing Centers Themes as Catalysts Thematic Teaching Theorists T-H-E-M-E-S Basic Models Introduction to Tandems - Themes Elementary Lesson: "Miss Mary Mack " Middle School Lesson: Africa - South of the Sahara High School Lesson: Medieval Europe During the Black Death Matrix Mixer 4. Threads Reform for the Twenty-First Century Problem Solving Becomes the Thread Life Skills Basic Models Introduction to Tandems - Threaded Elementary Lesson: Threaded Model: Prediction Middle School Lesson: Threaded Model: Cause and Effect High School Lesson: Threaded Model: Communication Kids Incorporated and the Cemetery Study Authors' Note The Tri-Assessment Model Rubric for Integrating Learning Using the Tri-Assessment Model Speech Fugue: Elementary Appendix: Miscellaneous Tools Bibliography Index