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Multiple Intelligences: What Does the Research Say?

Proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, the theory of multiple intelligences has revolutionized how we understand intelligence. Learn more about his theory and how multiple intelligences differ from learning styles.

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Multiple Intelligences: What Does the Research Say?

Proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, the theory of multiple intelligences has revolutionized how we understand intelligence. Learn more about the research behind his theory.

23 5,059 294,555 views
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Teaching Good Study Habits, Minute by Minute

With clear goals, timed exercises, and games, parents can help design home-study habits by tailoring them to their students' visual, kinesthetic, musical, or social strengths.

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Are Learning Styles Real - and Useful?

We've collected nine varying opinions from learning experts about whether the idea of learning styles is valid and a useful addition to a teacher's toolkit.

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Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths

With delivery of instruction, one size does not fit all. John McCarthy launches his differentiated instruction series by busting three common myths about DI.

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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

Teachers aiming to differentiate learning in their classroom can focus on content, process, and product in giving students opportunities to grow and shine as individuals.

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There's No Time to Differentiate: Myth-Busting DI, Part 2

Make time for differentiated instruction with small learning teams, daily formative assessments, and managed activities that differentiated content, process, and products.

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How Learning Profiles Can Strengthen Your Teaching

Here's a heretical notion: learning profiles can actually benefit students. Blogger John McCarthy shares his tips.

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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

Teachers aiming to differentiate learning in their classroom can focus on content, process, and product in giving students opportunities to grow and shine as individuals.

57 3,134 331,508 views
Multiple Intelligences image
article

Multiple Intelligences: What Does the Research Say?

Proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, the theory of multiple intelligences has revolutionized how we understand intelligence. Learn more about the research behind his theory.

23 5,059 294,555 views
Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences
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Big Thinkers: Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences

Edutopia revisits its 1997 interview with the Harvard University professor about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment.

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Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths

With delivery of instruction, one size does not fit all. John McCarthy launches his differentiated instruction series by busting three common myths about DI.

52 842 94,179 views
Article

How Learning Profiles Can Strengthen Your Teaching

Here's a heretical notion: learning profiles can actually benefit students. Blogger John McCarthy shares his tips.

9 102 66,274 views
A young girl with glasses is sitting at her kitchen table writing. There's a bowl of apples on the table, next to an opened text book, next to an opened binder with lined paper.
Article

Teaching Good Study Habits, Minute by Minute

With clear goals, timed exercises, and games, parents can help design home-study habits by tailoring them to their students' visual, kinesthetic, musical, or social strengths.

2 3,212 64,779 views
How Differentiated Instruction and Formative Assessment Work at Forest Lake Elementary
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Use Formative Assessment to Differentiate Instruction

Educators use frequent formative assessments to determine the needs of each student at Forest Lake Elementary School.

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