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If the Shoe Fits . . .
How to Develop Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom



June 1993 | 258 pages | Corwin
If the Shoe Fits . . .: How to Develop Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom translates Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences theory into practical methods for classroom use. This excellent resource offers teachers information and "how-to" advice for identifying and developing student strengths. The rich selection of sample lessons and ideas inspires teachers to apply these ideas in the classroom and motivates teachers to create activities of their own. As a ready-reference for classroom implemenetation, this book describes:

Matching the student with each intelligence

Using intelligences for problem solving

Applying multiple intelligences to meet the challenges of special students

Creating an environment for each intelligence

Applying sample lessons and activities for each intelligence

 
Foreword
 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: If the Shoe Fits
 
Chapter 2: Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Say It

 
Lesson Example 2: The Debate Game

 
Lesson Example 3: The Author Game

 
 
Chapter 3: Musical/Rhythmic Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Mac-A-Lena

 
Lesson Example 2: The Sound Machine

 
Lesson Example 3: The Beat Goes On

 
Lesson Example 4: Create the Beat

 
Lesson Example 5: The Music of Mozart

 
 
Chapter 4: Logical/Mathematical Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Connections by Shape

 
Lesson Example 2: Pattern Hunt

 
Lesson Example 3: Silver Bells With Rap

 
Lesson Example 4: Coin Play

 
Lesson Example 5: Kidney Bean, Jelly Bean

 
 
Chapter 5: Visual Spatial Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Story on a Rope

 
Lesson Example 2: Pictured Predictions

 
Lesson Example 3: Create-A-Creature

 
 
Chapter 6: Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Walk-A-Story

 
Lesson Example 2: Feelings in My World

 
Lesson Example 3: Act the Word

 
Lesson Example 4: Kapheim's Musical Molecules

 
 
Chapter 7: Naturalist Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Chambers of the Heart

 
Lesson Example 2: The Amazing Brain

 
Lesson Example 3: Puzzle Pieces

 
 
Chapter 8: Intrapersonal Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Me T-Shirt

 
Lesson Example 2: If the Shoe Fits

 
Lesson Example 3: Portrait of...as a Young...

 
Lesson Example 4: My Strength

 
 
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Intelligence
Lesson Example 1: Make a Team

 
Lesson Example 2: Know Your Job

 
Lesson Example 3: The Dinosaur Problem

 
Lesson Example 4: Symbol Search

 
 
Chapter 10: Integrating Multiple Intelligences into the Curricula
 
Chapter 11: The Grading Dilemma
 
Bibliography
 
Index

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ISBN: 9780932935649