200+ Active Learning Strategies and Projects for Engaging Students' Multiple Intelligences (2nd Revised edition)

200+ Active Learning Strategies and Projects for Engaging Students' Multiple Intelligences (2nd Revised edition)

By: James A. Bellanca (author)Paperback

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'I loved the book! Well-written, well-focused, well-thought out. The best part is the reproducibles, which are a wonderful follow-up for using the strategies in your classroom' -Pam Jackson, Alternative Seventh-Grade Teacher Elkhorn Middle School, Frankfort, KY 'The many lessons and ideas are a treasure trove for teachers. I am keeping the book on my desk for ideas throughout the school year' -Julie Steimel, Teacher Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt, MD Teach to students' strengths with new and enhanced activities that engage their multiple intelligences! Tired of repetitious lessons that ignore the power of student curiosity? Need an easy-to-use guide full of high-impact strategies designed to engage students' minds? This updated edition of Active Learning Handbook for the Multiple Intelligences Classroom presents more than 200 research-based, easy-to-implement activities and brain-compatible projects for increasing students' motivation and on-task learning in K-12 classrooms. Using Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences as a framework, the author provides engaging lessons that target a single intelligence while still developing other cognitive domains. Organized and cross-referenced for easy and immediate use in multiple subject areas, this resource allows teachers to access: Step-by-step directions for each activity, with an identified purpose, a targeted multiple intelligence, appropriate grade ranges, and materials needed Checklists of important procedures and tips to help teachers modify or design tactics to meet students' varied needs Reproducibles to reinforce student understanding Research illustrating what works for promoting student achievement Cooperative learning strategies for building a community of learners 200+ Active Learning Strategies and Projects for Engaging Students' Multiple Intelligences, Second Edition helps teachers transform students from passive acquirers of information into active producers of knowledge.

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James Bellanca is a life-long advocate for the principles and practices created by Reuven Feuerstein. As a Senior Fellow for the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, he created and edits the innovative P21Blogazine. He is the editor of a series of 21st Century Deeper Learning collections, has authored more than a dozen how-to books aimed to infuse critical and creative thinking across the curriculum and is President of the Illinois Consortium for 21st Century Schools.


Part I. Preface to the Second Edition Part II. Acknowledgments Part III. About the Author Part IV. Introduction 1. Part I: Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence 1. The Vocabulary Bank 2. What's It All About? 3. Issue Editorial 4. The Big Picture: A Textbook Walk-Through 5. Bag of Knowledge 6. Question Web 7. Explain Why 8. What It Looks Like 9. Lead-In Statements 10. Carousel 11. Letter to the Editor 12. Pointed Paragraphs 13. Democratic Dots 14. Goldfish Bowl 15. Rank Order Ladder 16. Exemplary Examples 17. Three-Legged Stool 18. Concept Connections 19. Newspaper Graphic 20. Story Tree 21. Class Magazine: A Project 22. Interviewing 23. TV News Flash 24. Round-Robin Response in Turn 25. Solve a Story Problem 2. Part II: Logical/Mathematical Intelligence 26. Way to Go! A Rubric 27. People Search 28. Math Jigsaw 29. Sequence Chart 30. Paired-Partner Problem Solving 31. Pizza Pizza 32. Understanding Circles 33. Number Survey 34. Scale It 35. Pie Chart 36. Recipe Magic 37. Collect, Count, and Classify 38. Patterns 39. Stock Exchange 40. Measure My Garden 41. Problem-Solving Strategy Wheel 42. Treasure Map 43. Check for Understanding: A Tool for Differentiating Instruction 44. The Fishbone Chart 45. Go Figure 46. Math Career Collage 47. Logic Organizers 48. The Magic Mediator 49. Getting the Big Idea 50. Hypothesis Test 51. Gallery Walk 3. Part III: Visual/Spatial Intelligence 52. Hourglass Graphic 53. Concept Connections 54. KWL: A Prior Knowledge Check 55. Web Check 56. Learning Links 57. Create an Ad 58. We-Know Parachute 59. Mindful Mobile 60. Topical Museum 61. Make a Poster 62. Make a Graph 63. Nonsensical Creations Outside the Box 64. Design a Machine 65. Picture Vocabulary 66. Working With Venn Diagrams 67. Map Making 68. Create a Collage 69. Model Building 70. PowerPoint Reports 71. Storyboard Concepts 72. Snapshot Sequence Chart 73. Cartoon Stories 74. Symbolic Sense 75. Write a Card 76. Visual Journals 4. Part IV: Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence 77. Healthy Helpers 78. Pantomime Pals 79. Stretch Goal 80. Take a Hike 81. Warm Up, Cool Down 82. Silly Walk 83. Shadow Play 84. Posture Popcorn Party 85. Monthly Dancercise 86. Build a Tower 87. Pattern Dances 88. Playground Races 89. Who Is in My Zoo? 90. Juggle Challenge 91. Team Cheers 92. Interpretive Role-Play 93. Human Graph 94. Class Reunion Name Tags 95. Silent Hurrahs 96. Four Corners 97. Concept Treasure Hunt 98. Team Play 99. Teamwork Collage 100. Pass the Baton 101. Vocabulary Basketball 5. Part V. Musical/Rhythmic Intelligence 102. Recall Rap 103. Assessment Rap 104. Sing a Song to Remember 105. Music Connector 106. Play It 107. Instrument Inventor 108. Rhythms to Recall 109. Listening Time 110. Concert Trip 111. Musical Styles 112. Musical Volunteers 113. Magic in Music 114. Group Song 115. Group Cheer 116. Song of the Week 117. Musical Review 118. Rap It Up: A Summarizing Task 119. Sounds of Culture 120. Rhyme Words 121. Name Poem 122. Haiku 123. Sonnets 124. Rhyme Stories 125. Humdinger 126. The Sounds in Words 6. Part VI: Interpersonal Intelligence 127. Our Common Goal 128. Forming Cooperative Groups 129. Group Goal 130. Team Banner Ad 131. Group Logo 132. Group Cheers and Songs 133. Group Ad 134. Three Questions Plus One 135. Jigsaw 136. Expert Jigsaw 137. Coach a Partner 138. Cooperative Guidelines 139. Social Skill T-Chart 140. Cooperative Roles 141. Base Groups 142. Internet Friends 143. Three-to-One Synthesis 144. Internet Investigations 145. Forming Mixed-Ability Groups 146. Group Motto 147. 2-4-8 Classroom Learning Community 148. Pair-Shares 149. High Jump 150. Group-Assessment Cards 151. Getting It Straight 7. Part VII: Intrapersonal Intelligence 152. Quiet Time 153. Daily Journal Lead-In Statements 154. Target 155. One-Minute Mirror 156. Self-Progress Chart 157. Strong Summary Statement 158. Plus/Minus/Interesting (PMI) Assessment 159. My Goals 160. Self-Talk 161. Self-Review 162. My Problem 163. It's My Call 164. Standards of Excellence 165. Portfolio 166. Life Timeline 167. People Influences 168. Career Ladder 169. Seasonal Letter 170. Goal Chart 171. Plus or Minus 172. Autobiography 173. Decision Letter 174. School Support Letter 175. Internet Hobby Search 176. Mrs. Potter's Questions 8. Part VIII: Naturalist Intelligence 177. Green Garden Classroom: A Project 178. Observation Sketches 179. Classification Matrix 180. Plant Observation Project 181. What Is the Problem? 182. Science Interview 183. Aha! Log 184. Comparing Phenomena 185. Science News 186. Prediction Check 187. Internship in Science 188. Nature Directions 189. Cause and Effect 190. Science Exhibition 191. Science Yearbook 192. Bubble Talk 193. Discovery Game 194. Futuristic Science Fair 195. Nature Rubbings 196. Window to the World: A Mural 197. Scientific Scenario 198. Visual Record 199. Just Collect It 200. Agree/Disagree Issues 201. The Issue Investigator Part V. Resource A: Designing Active Learning Lessons and Projects Part VI. Resource B: Blacklines Part VII. Resource C: Glossary Part VIII. Bibliography Part IX. Index

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  • publication date: 11/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412968850
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781412968850
  • weight: 975
  • ISBN10: 1412968852
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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