Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

ED 501 Course Syllabus and Assignments

Course Readings

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom by Thomas Armstrong
ASCD Publisher. 2000. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. 140 Pages.

Course Description

This course will review and explore the areas of multiple intelligences as they apply to the classroom. Educators will be able to take the theories of MI and put them into practice in the elementary, middle school, and high school environments. Teachers will examine MI instructional strategies in classroom environments and management. Student assessment, special education, and other applications of MI theory will be presented. Graphic figures, resources, and examples of MI lessons and programs will be examined for teacher applications in school settings

Course Objectives

1. Educators will review the basic theory of multiple intelligences by Howard Gardner and its relationship to learning theory as applied to students in classroom settings and school environments.

2. Teachers will read and learn about MI in curriculum development, classroom management and student assessments for classroom applications.

3. Students will examine the practical applications of multiple intelligences for the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.

4. Multiple Intelligence strategies will be explored for cognitive skill development, special education and other subject area applications.

5. Teachers will analyze existential intelligence and other examples of MI lessons in elective classes and vocational programs for career development.

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Course Syllabus and Assignment Rubrics

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Chapter Review/Reflections:

Write several paragraphs summarizing the main ideas, knowledge and information that you thought was significant from each chapter in the book. Extended bullet points of main issues are also acceptable. See the corresponding rubric for guidelines..

Chapters:

1. The Foundations of the Theory of Multiple Intelligences
2. MI and Personal Development
3.Describing Intelligences in Students
4.Teaching Students About MI Theory
5. MI and Curriculum Development
6.MI and Teaching Strategies
7. MI and the Classroom Environment
8. MI and Classroom Management
9. The MI School
10.MI and Assessment
11. MI and Special Education
12.MI and Cognitive Skills
13. Other Applications of MI Theory
14. MI and Existential Intelligence
A. Resources on MI
B.List of Figures
C. Examples of MI Lessons & Programs.

Writing Assignments

After the chapter reviews, write a two-page paper linking key concepts from the book Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom by Thomas Armstrong Williams, to your specific classroom context. By focusing your essay on an area of interest that is relevant to your teaching or professional experience, you will enhance your capacity to apply new concept learned in this class. You may choose to specifically focus your paper on classroom-management strategies from the book that are a change from your typical teaching methodology or practice.

Required Assignments

1. Book chapter readings
2.Chapter reviews and reflections.
3. Final Application essay or project activity (APA or MA writing style format.)

Email Assignments to: teacherslearningcenter@gmail.com in 1 or 2 Words docs.
Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca 727-258-7233

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

$295

2 Credits

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Order: Step 1 of 2

Email * (please provide personal email - school district emails often fail or get blocked)
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