This book is about teaching the Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Intelligences of Multiple Intelligences theory as a foundation for all learning in classrooms. The book contains a wealth of activities for the classroom teacher, and skillfully weaves the latest research on the brain and human learning throughout the text. Launa Ellison models reflective practice throughout and addresses the interest of classroom teachers. The book contains annotated bibliographies, resources lists, and numerous teaching strategies and activities. This book focuses on two of the multiple intelligences and clearly illustrates through examples, vignettes, and activities how they can be taught in classrooms. It blends Multiple Intelligences theory with the latest research on the brain and learning.
Table of Contents
In the Beginning Learning and Stress Emotions Impact Learning Personal Intelligences across the Curriculum Reflection, Goals and Portfolios Responding to Children's Different Learning Needs Our Diversity Nurturing Independence Expectations and Resources End Points
Launa Ellison teaches fifth and sixth grades in the Minneapolis Public Schools. She has published over twenty professional journal articles and, since 1984, has published The Consortium for Whole Brain Learning, an international newsletter dedicated to improving educational practices through understanding brain research.