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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’ | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
The famed psychologist explains why one is not the other though they are often confused.

 

1.       Individualize your teaching as much as possible. Instead of “one size fits all,” learn as much as you can about each student, and teach each person in ways that they find comfortable and learn effectively. Of course this is easier to accomplish with smaller classes. But ‘apps’ make it possible to individualize for everyone.

 

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Howard Gardner asks teachers to Drop the term “styles.” It will confuse others and it won’t help either you or your students.

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Nicole 's curator insight, October 18, 2013 8:44 AM

Reach them all....

Shafali Anand's comment, October 25, 2013 6:09 AM
Of course they aren't. They are the raw material that come together and result in learning styles. I've got to read this :)
Shafali Anand's comment, October 25, 2013 6:18 AM
Read it. I've always found Gardner's MI theory interesting - because it's a great equalizer - when I was growing up logical-mathematical intelligence (in Gardner's terminology) was given the highest importance - art, music, sports etc. were considered talents/gifts - and not intelligences. Gardner made them more respectable by calling them intelligences. This is why I too can call myself intelligent today - visually and spatially intelligent. Ahem!
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14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014 | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
From mind-controlled exoskeletons to solar-powered toilets, these innovations made the world a better place in 2014.
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[Infographic] 10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] 10 Signs You Are a Tech-Savvy Teacher - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Infographic helps you find signs that show that you’re a plugged-in and connected educator.
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Rebranding a Library: how did it all go so right?

Rebranding a Library: how did it all go so right? | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Ned Potter on the 'very tricky business' of rebranding and how one Library got it right.
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▶ The SAMR Model Explained By Students - YouTube

This video "The SAMR Model Explained By Students" was created to give teachers a broad overview of Ruben R. Puentedura's SAMR framework for technology integr...
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The Second European Conference on Information Literacy: Abstracts

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“The professionalism of the librarians, their status and their ability to provide IL skills to students depends on their ability to maintain professional updating.”

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Understanding how teachers’ practices with digital technology are changing.

Understanding how teachers’ practices with digital technology are changing. | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
DERN is developed and managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
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Australian research looking at teachers' pedagogical change in response to the adoption of digital technologies in schools. These changes were long term and individual. These changes were supported by teacher initiated reflection and personal learning.

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EducationHQ - High Possibility Classrooms: a new model for technology integration in schools

EducationHQ - High Possibility Classrooms: a new model for technology integration in schools | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
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Australian Education Blogs Worth Reading | Listly List

Here's a crowd-sourced list of Australian Education blogs worth reading. Please add your recommendations or tweet them to me @corisel | My Mind's Museum - by Matt Esterman, An Australian Educator - Michelle Hostrup, Webs of Substance - Harry Webb, Read Write Respond - Aaron Davis, Authentic Inquiry Maths - Bruce Ferrington, Teaching as Learning - Melissa Phillips, Anne's Angle - Anne Delconte, Bianca Hewes, Combatting Schooling Injustice: Comenius Dreaming - Margaret Clark, and Dale Pearce
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YouTube Resources For Education | Listly List

A list of YouTube tools to help get schools and teachers started creating their own channel and videos. | quietube | Video without the distractions | Youtube, Viddler, Vimeo and more, ViewPure / videos without clutter, YouTube Capture, SafeShare.TV - The Safest Way To Watch and Share YouTube videos., TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos, YouTube Doubler | Mashup Helper, KeepVid: Download online videos from Youtube, Vimeo, Twitch.Tv, Facebook, Dailymotion, Youku, Tudou, Metacafe and more!, Turn Off the
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5 Free Ways for Students to Find Royalty Free Audio

5 Free Ways for Students to Find Royalty Free Audio | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Whether you are looking for an opening scene melody or realistic sound effects, these five sites will help your students find royalty free audio.
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Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your Brain

Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your Brain | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Increase the likelihood of successful results in your students by cultivating an attitude about life that relies on taking realistic, positive action.
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Inspiring Writing using Adventure Game Creation with Book Creator App - Sept 2014 Blog Post

Inspiring Writing using Adventure Game Creation with Book Creator App - Sept 2014 Blog Post | Readnlearn | Scoop.it

This term I have been working with upper Key Stage 2 pupils to develop interactive adventure style games in Book Creator. One of the features of the app is it allows you to link objects such as images and text to other pages within the book. For images, tap on the image to select it, then tap on the Info icon and use the hyperlink box to type in the page number. For text, highlight the text withIn the text box and you will see a hyperlink option.

This has enabled us to create games where choices, questions and decisions are asked of the user/player throughout. We have then used this as a stimulus for writing, not only creatively but also instruction and advertising. Above are a few screen shots of an example book I made but I didn't want to show the pupils too much as I wanted them to come up with their own ideas.


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Can you share a link to see the results??
Agora Abierta's comment, November 21, 6:39 AM
Can you share a link to see the results??
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Digital Story creation challenge! Enjoy! :-)

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Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education

Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Getty In the book Teaching 2030 by Barnett Berry and 12 classroom experts, the authors pinpoint specific skills educators will need to teach in the schoo
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Reading as the Main Course: A Book Tasting Event

Reading as the Main Course: A Book Tasting Event | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
With the school librarian playing head chef, students at Sayre Junior/Senior High School in Sayre, PA kicked off a book tasting to celebrate new books and a love of reading. The delicious result? A big boost in circ stats, library card sign-ups, and collaboration between the school and public library.
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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behavior patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.
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Opportunities for students to directly help others (inside and outside school) have physical, emotional, and mental health benefits that develop lasting behaviour changes..

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8 Characteristics of Great School Leaders ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Characteristics of Great School Leaders ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Readnlearn | Scoop.it
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10 Tips and Quotes From the Best Leadership Books of the Year

These are the best business books of the year on leadership, with a tip and quote that helps you decide if you want to read more from that author.
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The Top 5 Leadership Skills for Sustained Innovation

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Anyone can innovate once. All it takes is a good idea, some hard work, sufficient resources, and a little bit of luck. However, today’s business environment demands ongoing innovation to stay ahead of the pack.


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Leaders must be risk takers at times. How often have we challenged our assumptions of the status quo? Or reflected on our perception of something or someone?