Increase Your Wordpower

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    Author Dorothy Fontaine shows how to apply the teaching theory of renowned educator Howard Gardner to the practice of building studentsÂ' word power for academic success. More than 20 years ago, Gardner first offered the education profession his now famous theory of Multiple Intelligences, or MI. Widely accepted today for its beneficial results, MI contends that every student is equipped with eight or more separate types of intelligence, but each student is stronger in some intelligence sources, weaker in others. Multiple Intelligences include logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, and contact with nature, among others. GardnerÂ's approach to learning starts by discovering each studentÂ's several areas of intellectual strength, then concentrating on those specific strengths as starting points for educating the student in all subjects. In this book, author Dorothy Fontaine focuses GardnerÂ's MI theory and applies it in ways designed to help students build the strong vocabulary theyÂ'll need for success as they go on to higher education. For example, among her suggestions for teaching vocabulary building to a Â"Musical/Rhythmic LearnerÂ" . . .
    • Publisher : Collin Phillips
    • Language: : English
    • Paperback : 176 pages
    • ISBN-13 : 83-85983-46-5
    • Item Weight : 1.94 pounds
    • Dimensions : 7.75 x 0.9 x 10.88 inches
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