Multiple Intelligences in the classroom

Introduction

“Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it’ll spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein Fish climbing tree.jpg

Have you noticed differences in your classroom? You you think some students excel in language and writing and other work better when working with others?

What will you learn in this class? General: Teachers will learn or be refreshed on Howard Gardener's theory of multiple intelligences. They will identify what type of learner they are personally. Teachers will then examine their classroom to assure they are meeting the needs of all students.

Specific:

Learners will be able to describe Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences.

Learners will identify a lesson that appeals to each type of Gardner’s learners.

Learners will design a lesson and analyze what learners it appeal to.

=Unit one: What is Howard Gardner's Theory?=

=Unit two:What type of learner am I?=

=Unit three: What type of lesson is this?=

=Unit four: How can I create a lesson to target a certain type of learner?=