Multiple Intelligences Lessons

Tech-based multiple Intelligences lessons – part of #career unit or mini-unit for classroom or small groups. #scchat — schcounselingbyheart (@SchCslgByHeart) August 1, 2013

Arranging Classroom Furniture

As a teacher, catering to children with various intelligences can be extremely challenging. This is especially true in more traditional classrooms. Numerous studies have shown that furniture and classroom layout can have a significant impact on learning, no matter what each individual child’s strengths are. In “Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom,” Thomas Armstrong explains that […]

Multiple Intelligence Test

The concept of multiple intelligences is slowly making its way into classrooms around the world. An increasing number of teachers are incorporating different styles of learning into their curriculum in an effort to engage each individual student and help them discover their unique strengths. While some students find it easy to remain focused on their […]

Assessment of Multiple Intelligences

Assessing multiple intelligences and strengths can help anyone involved in learning or teaching. A student can use this information to better understand his or her learning style and adjust their study habits and learning program accordingly. Similarly, parents and teachers can identify children’s unique strengths and help them harness their abilities and enhance their learning […]

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

At the beginning of the 20th century intelligence was seen as one, measurable personality trait. Intelligence tests based on the work of Alfred Binet were developed and became popular. But during the 1980s Dr. Howard Gardner challenged this belief with his studies of stroke victims and gifted children. Gardner discovered that people have a large […]

What are the VARK Categories?

VARK is an acronym which stands for the four basic ways people learn: Visual, Aural, Read/Write, and Kinesthetic. There is certainly overlap between these learning methods, but there is also a basic preference for most people to learn in a particular way. Here is a brief description of these four ways to learn. Visual Information […]

Check Out David Kolb’s Learning Styles

Founder and Chairman of the ‘Experienced Based Learning System’ (EBLS), in this article, David Kolb enlightens readers on the learning styles model he developed in 1984. ┬áSee – as an educator or concerned parent –┬áhere how you can benefit from his wisdom.

The Three Basic Learning Methods

Information is processed through three major routes into memory storage: the visual modality; the auditory modality; and the kinesthetic modality, which means learning through action. For most people there is a preferred learning modality which maximizes their ability to learn and retain information, but there are a few of us which are balanced, and do […]