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Multiple intelligences around the world / Jie-Qi Chen, Seana Moran, Howard Gardner, editors.


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1st ed. - San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009.
  • Book
  • xix, 411 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • The Contributors. PART ONE: OVERVIEW. 1 Birth and the Spreading of a "Meme" (Howard Gardner). 2 When Cultures Connect: Multiple Intelligences Theory as a Successful American Export to Other Countries (Thomas Armstrong). PART TWO: ASIA AND PACIFIC AREAS. 3 China's Assimilation of MI Theory in Education: Accent on the Family and Harmony (Jie-Qi Chen). 4 Multiple Intelligences in China: Challenges and Hopes (Happy Hoi-Ping Cheung). 5 Multiple Intelligences Theory on the Mainland of China (Zhilong Shen). 6 A Decade of School-Based MI Teaching Experiments in Macao (Kwok-cheung Cheung). 7 Multiple Intelligences Perspectives from Japan (David Howland, Tomoe Fujimoto, Keiko Ishiwata, and Masao Kamijo). 8 The Integration of MI Theory in South Korean Educational Practice (Myung-Hee Kim and Kyung-Hee Cha). 9 Multiple Intelligences Make a Difference (Mary Joy Canon-Abaquin). 10 Multiple Intelligences Theory and Day Care Center Reform in Tagbilaran City (Carissa Gatmaitan-Bernardo). 11 Dinosaurs and Taxis: Educating Learners with Diverse Needs (Wilma Vialle). PART THREE: EUROPE. 12 Multiple Intelligences in Norway (Mia Keinanen). 13 The Application of MI Theory in Danish Education (Hans Henrik Knoop). 14 The Explorama: Multiple Intelligences in the Science Park, Danfoss Universe (Charlotte Sahl-Madsen, with Patricia Kyed). 15 An English Translation? Multiple Intelligences in England (Anna Craft). 16 Does Every Child Matter in England? (Mike Fleetham). 17 Multiple Intelligences in Ireland (Aine Hyland and Marian McCarthy). 18 The Contribution of MI to the Creation of a Culture of Ideas in Scottish Education (Brian Boyd). 19 Curriculum Reframed: Multiple Intelligences and New Routes to Teaching and Learning in Romanian Universities (Florence Mihaela Singer and Ligia Sarivan). 20 Multiple Intelligences Practices in Turkey (Osman Nafi z Kaya and Ziya Selcuk). PART FOUR: SOUTH AMERICA. 21 Multiple Intelligences Theory in Argentina: A Conceptual Framework That Favors an Education for All (Paula Pogre and Marcela Roge). 22 Personal Intelligences and a Colombian Experience (Mar ia Ximena Barrera and Patricia Leon-Agusti). 23 Multiple Intelligences and Constructionism in the Digital Era (Antonio M. Battro). PART FIVE: UNITED STATES. 24 The World's First Multiple Intelligences School: The Story of the Key Learning Community (Chris Kunkel). 25 Multiple Intelligences Around the World: The New City School Story (Thomas R. Hoerr). 26 What If They Learn Differently? Inteligencias Multiples !Despierte el Potencial de Aprendizaje! (Rene Diaz-Lefebvre). 27 Problem Solving and the DISCOVER Project: Lessons from the Dine (Navajo) People (C. June Maker and Ketty Sarouphim). 28 The Howard Gardner School for Discovery (Vincent Rizzo). 29 The Challenges of Assessing the Multiple Intelligences Around the World (C. Branton Shearer). PART SIX: SYNTHESIS, REFLECTION, AND PROJECTION. 30 Why Multiple Intelligences? (Seana Moran). 31 What's Policy Got to Do with It? A Policy Perspective on the Theory of Multiple Intelligences (Mindy L. Kornhaber). 32 Cultural Zone of Proximal Development: A Construct to Further Our Understanding of MI Around the World (Jie-Qi Chen). Appendix: Chapter Topics and Issues. Name Index. Subject Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI) has become a cornerstone of American education. This is the first book to draw upon an international network of MI practitioners to share stories and strategies of educational innovation. Each contributor addresses key questions of MI application. How have different people implemented MI? How do different cultures assimilate this intelligence theory to fit their educational values and traditions? What kinds of cultural conflicts are encountered along the way? And, what universal lessons can be drawn from these experiences?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Chen, Jie-Qi.
Moran, Seana, 1967-
Gardner, Howard, 1943-

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