ERIC Number: ED442744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Rainbows of Intelligence. Exploring How Students Learn.
This book offers practical applications for exploring multiple intelligences in the classroom to help each student express his or her own personal learning rainbow. Special features of the book include seven complete lesson plans ready to be adapted to any grade level; objectives, activities, and applications that meet U.S. and California standards; a new learning model that elaborates on Howard Gardner's original seven intelligences; and exploration of gender differences in multiple intelligences. Part 1 includes six chapters: (1) "A Focus on How Students Learn"; (2) "Recent Research on the Brain"; (3) "The Theory of Multiple Intelligences"; (4) "Changing Our Thinking about Education"; (5) "Rainbows of Intelligence Model"; and (6) "Conclusions." Part 2 offers "Classroom Units That Incorporate Color and Multiple Intelligences." The classroom units include: (1) "Primary, Secondary, and Complementary Colors"; (2) "The Many Dimensions of Color"; (3) "The Rainbow: A Spectrum of Colors"; (4) "Exploring the Rainforest"; (5) "Pandas: Endangered Species"; (6) "Butterflies and Moths: Colorful Insects"; and (7) "The Blending of Our Rainbow World." (Contains 108 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Style, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Differences, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Multiple Intelligences, Students, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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