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  • 1. Week 2 Lecture Child Development and the Theory of Multiple Intelligences

2. Terms of Development

  • Development: orderly, adaptive changes we go through from conception to death
  • Maturation: genetically programmed, naturally occurring changes over time
  • Types of Development
    • Physical: changes in body structure and function over time
    • Personal: changes in personality that take place as one grows
    • Social: changes over time in the ways we relate to others
    • Cognitive: growth and change in the ways we think and learn

3. How does development happen?

  • at different rates for different people
  • in a relatively orderly way
  • gradually
    • we may not be able to see it happening.

4. What is the Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

  • Developed by Howard Gardner, a psychologist and professor of education at Harvard University, the Theory of Multiple Intelligences identifies and describes the many ways that we can understand, and interact with, the world.
  • This theory is a great tool for helping us understand our students and create optimal learning experiences for them.

5. The Nine Intelligences How do you see the world? 6. Linguistic section 7 on survey

  • Likes: discussion, books, brainstorming.Is usually a talk to thinker
  • Needs: words, choice of words is very important
  • Learns best by: talking with others

7. Mathematical/Logical section 3 on survey

  • Likes: logical, sequential presentation, usually a think to talker
  • Needs: numbers, correct numbers and facts are important
  • Learns best by: thinking about things in quantifiable, conceptual or numerical terms

8. Visual/Spatial section 9 on survey

  • Likes: charts, graphs, diagrams
  • Needs: Pictures, seeing it for themselves is important
  • Learns best by: seeing the big picture first, then having it broken down into details

9. Musical section 2 on survey

  • Likes: music of many kinds
  • Needs: rhythm, to hear the beat
  • Learns best by: having learning material put to music or taught rhythmically

10. Bodily/Kinesthetic section 6 on survey

  • Likes: hands-on activities, demonstrations, tactile experiences
  • Needs: sensory involvement
  • Learns best by: activities involving touch, taste, smell, movement

11. Interpersonal section 5 on survey

  • Likes: being with others
  • Needs: people, tends to be relationship focused and other oriented
  • Learns best by: cooperative learning, collective experiences, group brainstorming

12. Intrapersonal section 8 on survey

  • Likes: to be alone, tends to be very independent-minded
  • Needs: Space
  • Learns best by: self-paced information, personal projects

13. Naturalist section 1 on survey

  • Likes: being outdoors, recognizing and classifying
  • Needs: to be connected to the natural world
  • Learns best by: connecting learning material to the natural world

14. Existentia l section 4 on survey

  • Likes: being introspective, expressing their own opinions, evaluating their own work
  • Needs: to be able to see the big picture
  • Learns best by: having a choice over their activities, working independently and having the chance to express their own ideas

15. Putting it into practice

  • Try to offer a smorgasbord of activities.
    • You cant meet the needs of every intelligence with every activitytry for a good balance.
    • Know who your students are.
    • Give them this survey or develop your own, so you can better understand the people youre working with.