ERIC Number: ED434895
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Teaching for Intelligence I: A Collection of Articles.
Presseisen, Barbara Z., Ed.
This collection of articles offers theories and thoughts presented at the 1998 Teaching for Intelligence Conference. They highlight a wide and diverse range of views on pedagogy, achievement, and the state of education. Section 1, "The Need for Intelligence in Schooling," includes "On the Habit of Informed Skepticism" (Theodore R. Sizer); "Narratives of the Educative Surround" (John I. Goodlad); "Truth, Beauty, and Goodness: Education for All Human Beings" (John Brockman interviews Howard Gardner); "Art, Imagination, and School Renewal" (Maxine Greene); and "Schools Should Nurture Wisdom" (Robert J. Sternberg). Section 2, "The Intelligent Learner," includes "Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning" (Linda Darling-Hammond); "Did You Ask a Good Question Today?" (John Barell); "The Misunderstood Role of the Arts in Human Development" (Elliot W. Eisner); "What Really Matters in Teaching Children to Read" (Richard L. Allington); "A National Reading Test for Fourth Graders" (Clifford Hill); "The Professional Growth Portfolio" (Kay Burke); and "Conditions that Support Transfer for Change" (Valerie Hastings Moye). Section 3, "Instruction for Intelligence," includes "Teaching for Intelligence: The Intellectual Life of Schools" (Robert R. Spillane); "The Intelligence-Friendly Classroom: It Just Makes Sense" (Robin Fogarty); "Teaching for Intelligence: In Search of Best Practices" (James Bellanca); "Advances in Research on Instruction" (Barak Rosenshine); "Mediative Environments: Creating Conditions for Intellectual Growth" (Arthur L. Costa); "Differentiating Instruction in the Classroom: Tapping into the Intelligence of Every Learner" (Dorothy S. Strickland); "Teaching for Intelligence: Parameters for Change" (Eric J. Cooper and Daniel U. Levine); and "Considerations in Introducing Instructional Interventions" (Daniel U. Levine and Rayna F. Levine). Section 4, "Special Concerns of Teaching for Intelligence," includes "Working with Kids Like Mario" (Jonathan Kozol); "Challenging Preschool Education: Meeting the Intellectual Needs of All Children" (Herbert P. Ginsburg); "Mediation of Cognitive Competencies for Students in Need" (Meir Ben-Hur); "Infusing Higher Order Thinking into Science and Language Arts" (Joyce Van Tassel-Baska); "A Practical Approach for Developing the Gifts and Talents of All Students" (Joseph S. Renzulli); and "Creating the Climate and Conditions for Children to Learn" (James P. Comer). (SM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Intellectual Development, Intelligence, Multiple Intelligences, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Reading Instruction, Student Evaluation, Students, Teachers, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
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