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multiple intelligences
On August 20th, I conducted a workshop at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on the topic of multiple intelligences for pediatricians from the Philippines that were being hosted by Wyeth Nutrition. We had experiences of the eight kinds of smart in Howard Gardner’s model, looked at key areas of the brain that, when damaged,...
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Today, I’m in Scottsdale, Arizona, speaking at the Talking Stick Resort, as part of the Fourteenth Annual Transition Conference put on by the Arizona Department of Education to assist educators in helping students with special needs transition successfully into post-secondary education, the work force, and their communities.  I delivered the keynote to the conference on...
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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of working with over a hundred teachers of the West Sonoma County Union High School District, who were gathered together at the library of El Molino High School in Forestville, California, for their back-to-school kick-off to start the year (the photo on the left shows the teachers engaged in a...
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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of working with the teachers and parents of Somerset Pines Charter School, in Pompano Beach, Florida.  Somerset Pines Charter is just beginning to integrate multiple intelligences into all the other wonderful things they’re doing for kids at their school.  I did a five-hour workshop for about thirty teachers of K-8...
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The Common Core has made the learning of frequently used academic vocabulary words a top priority in their focus on creating standards in the public schools.   It follows then that finding just the right instructional strategies to teach these words is an important task for K-12 teachers.  Here is an 8-step strategic plan that you...
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