Multiple intelligences in the classroom

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By Thomas Armstrong
ASDC, 2018, 245 p.

Presents an adaptation of Howard Gardener's theory on multiple intelligences (MI). Explains how to apply MI theory to curriculum development, lesson planning, assessment, special education, cognitive skills, career development, and educational policy. Updates previous edition with emerging neurodiversity research, trends towards greater instructional personalisation, and evolving virtual learning tools on using MI to enhance student achievement. Includes: The foundations of MI theory; MI theory and personal development; Describing intelligences in students; Teaching students about MI theory; MI and curriculum development; MI theory and teaching strategies; MI and the classroom environment; MI theory and classroom management; The MI school; MI theory and assessment; MI, neurodiversity, and special education; MI theory, personalization, and deeper learning; MI theory and new learning technologies; MI theory and existential intelligence; MI theory and its critics; MI theory around the globe; Standards-based MI lesson ideas; Books about the theory of multiple intelligences and its application to education.

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