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Dave Truss

Howard Gardner: 'Multiple intelligences' are not 'learning styles' - 21 views

    As an educator, I draw three primary lessons for educators: 1. Individualize 2. Pluralize - 3. Drop the term "styles"
Melinda Waffle

Does the Internet Make You Smarter? - - 6 views

    Article makes an interesting parallel between the explosion of print (post-printing press) and the explosion we are experiencing in the digital age.
Victor Hugo Rojas B.

Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education - 4 views

    "Howard Gardner's work around multiple intelligences has had a profound impact on thinking and practice in education - especially in the United States. Here we explore the theory of multiple intelligences; why it has found a ready audience amongst educationalists; and some of the issues around its conceptualization and realization. "
Stephanie Sandifer

Op-Ed Contributor - Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think - - 0 views

    Great article on the intelligence and learning capabilities of infants and toddlers -- has implications for how we approach pre-school learning with children.
Nelly Cardinale

Five Minds for the Future Paperback Edition Howard Gardner - 0 views

    Book recommendation
Jeff Johnson

21st Century Literacies: Tools for Reading the World - 0 views

  • In Intelligence Reframed Howard Gardner contends that "literacies, skills, and disciplines ought to be pursued as tools that allow us to enhance our understanding of important questions, topics, and themes." Today's readers become literate by learning to read the words and symbols in today's world and its antecedents. They analyze, compare, evaluate and interpret multiple representations from a variety of disciplines and subjects, including texts, photographs, artwork, and data. They learn to choose and modify their own communication based on the rhetorical situation. Point of view is created by the reader, the audience and the medium.
Dennis Richards

Muhammad Ali: A D- Student? Or an F- School? | Beyond School - 0 views

    This post is for any student who, like Ali in the epigraph above, has a low GPA (and thus a low self-image), but a brilliant mind. It's also for teachers of those students who wish they could do their part to make that GPA more accurately reflect that student's abilities. Listen, in this YouTube interview from 1971, to this "sub-par" English student's brilliance with language*, and laugh at the limitations of assessing writing and spelling to measure verbal intelligence:
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