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week 3 assignment

week 3 assignment - Academics is only one We as educators...

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Introduction: Howard Gardner believed that people can be smart in more areas than just academics. His multiple intelligences theory says that people are actually smart in eight areas. Teachers need to incorporate these eight areas into their curriculm early on so that each child can fully develop each intelligence. This essay will discuss the definition of intelligence, and describe the theory in more detail. Also, I will include a possible lesson plan that an early childhood educator can use to incorporate each intelligence. A. Overview of multiple intelligences 1. definition of intelligence- 2. overview of 8 intelligences . B. How multiple intelligences theory came about C. Lesson plans to incorporate each intelligence into curriculm Conclusion: There are many ways in which a person can be smart.
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Unformatted text preview: Academics is only one. We as educators need to stress that just because a person isn't as book smart as their peers, doesn't mean they aren't smart in other areas. There needs to be a cirriculm that is devoted to enhancing the development of these intelligences. This will help to ensure we are producing active, caring individuals to go out into society. . References: Morrison, G.S 2009. Early Childhood Educaiton Today. 11 th Edition. Pearson Education. Upper Saddle River, NJ. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/education/ed_mi_overview.html http://www.indiana.edu/~intell/gardner.shtml Howard Gardner . (2011). In Encyclopædia Britannica . Retrieved from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/225921/Howard-Gar...
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