|California Standards for the
Teaching Profession: Standard Four
PLANNING INSTRUCTION & DESIGNING LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL STUDENTS
4.1 Drawing on and valuing students backgrounds, interests, and developmental needs
4.2 Establishing and articulating goals for student learning
4.3 Developing and sequencing instructional activities and materials for student learning
4.4 Designing short-term and long-term plans to foster student learning
4.5 Modifying instructional plans to adjust for student needs
What is the Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theory?
What are the Intelligences?
Helping students understand their strong and weak intelligences can cause them to excel in many areas.
|Some Practical Advice:
Transform specific-subject lessons into MI experiences my mixing methods
Modify assessment techniques: Allow students to help create a rubric for projects
Remember that not every lesson can include multiple modalities.
Avoid assessment that favors one kind of intelligence over another.
Show students concrete examples of finished work, both of high and low quality, before they begin work.
Allow for flexibility and feedback during the working process.
Provide time to work on projects