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Re: Creative Arts in Learning

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Louise Cosgrove (lcosgrov)
Sun, 31 Jan 1999 17:46:16 -0500

> Sandra Barrick raises an interesting question about why the ideas of Gardner,
> Dewey, Piaget and others are not implemented in schools across the country. I
> have a theory. Most of the administrators and teachers who work in schools are
> comfortable only with the verbal and math intelligences and have little interest
> in or understanding of the other ways we are "smart", so they see minimal value
> in pursuing the education of the whole child. All of us have these multiple
> intelligences. But we, and schools, tend to ignore the areas where we are weak,
> and concentrate only on our strengths. The graduate program that Stephanie
> Ignazio is starting out with sounds intriguing. Which college or university are
> you studying at?