ERIC Number: ED446158
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Multiple Intelligences: Theory to Practice in New York City Schools. Middle School/High School. [Manual and Video Guide].
This program is a self-guided professional development experience that explains how to use multiple intelligences (MI) theory to improve teaching, learning, and achievement in middle and high school classrooms. The program consists of one manual and six VHS videos, each of which corresponds to one of the six modules listed in the table of contents. Each module reflects one Pathway as presented in the professional development guide, "Pathways to Multiple Intelligences: A Guide to Thoughtful Practice." The modules contain: objectives and introduction; a video guide; units, lessons, and tools, with curricular suggestions, planning guides, and related resources; and additional readings. Each module takes between 1-2 hours to complete. The six modules are: (1) "Introduction to MI Theory"; (2) "Observing and Recognizing Multiple Intelligences"; (3) "Building on Strengths to Promote Literacy Skills"; (4) "MI Theory and Deepening Understanding"; (5) "MI Theory and Problem-Based Learning"; and (6) "Theory and Talent Development." (SM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Theories, Faculty Development, High Schools, Learning Activities, Learning Theories, Literacy Education, Middle School Teachers, Middle Schools, Multiple Intelligences, Problem Based Learning, Secondary School Teachers, Talent Development, Teacher Improvement, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Note: For the manual and videotape guide for grades K-5, see UD 033 668. Videotape not available from ERIC. Edited by Phyllis Fernandez.