A fun lesson based on Howard Garner's work with intelligence, students will explore Garner's work and gain insight into what types of activities they excel in. This is an excellent way for students to gain an understanding about themselves as a student and a learner. It can also provide a great deal of insight to the teacher, particularly teachers who are seeking to create a more project oriented learning environment coupled with student choice. In any learning environment where students are given the freedom to choice how to complete a project or assignment, it is essential that the student know what areas they excel in.
This lesson includes:
*Guided online research into Howard Garner's theory of multiple intelligences
*Online and worksheet activities to help students discover their own area of intelligence
*Classroom or student-teacher discussion guide
*Student reflection worksheet
*Answer keys (where applicable)
This lesson is suitable for both homeschooling and traditional classroom environments, however, student computers with internet access is highly recommended.