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- 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.
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- Edutopia revisits its 1997 interview with the Harvard University professor about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment.
- 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.
- Students learn when ready, but not everyone reaches that point simultaneously. Discover resources to help meet the readiness needs of all your students.
- Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson, recognizing that students get overwhelmed by unfamiliar material and choke up on assessments, offers four confidence-building strategies: verbalizing, brain dumps, non-linear thinking creativity.
- Make time for differentiated instruction with small learning teams, daily formative assessments, and managed activities that differentiated content, process, and products.
- How you can start personalizing learning in 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 weeks, 5 months, and beyond.
- Education consultant and guest blogger John McCarthy advocates for student-centered education via three strategies for differentiated instruction: knowing students' strengths, involving them in planning, and leveraging the strengths of fellow educators.
- Educators use frequent formative assessments to determine the needs of each student at Forest Lake Elementary School.
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