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Adult Multiple Intelligences in Practice

Step 2: Reflect on this research and your practice

  1. Outline the key points in the article.
  2. Jot down your questions about the study or the research findings.
  3. Reflect on the following questions:*
    • What evidence have you seen in your practice to support the theory that there are many ways to be “smart”?
    • What implications do you think MI theory has for teaching and learning?
    • How can you observe learners’ intelligences?
    • How can you draw on students’ strengths?
    • What resources would you need in order to implement MI-inspired teaching/counseling?
    • How might you introduce MI theory to learners?
    • How do you think students might respond to MI theory and MI-inspired activities?

    (*Questions adapted from Viens, J. & Kallenbach, S. (2004) Multiple Intelligences and Adult Literacy: A Sourcebook for Practitioners. New York: Teachers College Press. To order a copy, click here. (Opens new browser window. Close it to return.))

  4. Based on your role in your program, choose the articles to read.

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1. Read the research ::: 2. Reflect on this research ::: 3. Focus on your practice

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