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Re: reading, writing and speaking in art

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Mon, 6 Sep 1999 20:45:24 -0400


I agree with Reatha. One of the best graduate classes I've had was on
Multiple Intelligences, Howard Gardner's theory. It generates enthusiasm
for learning in the majority of students and gives all learning modalities
greater function within the classroom. Linda K.
><< My own students are not always the high achievers, grade-wise. >>
>
>Frequently the above is true because they have not been asked to
demonstrate
>their learning in a way that is best for them. Most of the time the
learning
>in other classes is demonstrated through a written, frequently multiple
>choice, short answer test. Seldom are they asked to perform in any other
way.
>So of course more spatially or visually intelligent students are being
>neglected as well as the kinesthetic, musically, etc. And, of course, if
the
>previous situation exists, the information is only offered in one way.
>Reatha
>