“My current class is too easy” was a statement chosen by the educator to see how the
students felt about the class concepts. Were the students being challenged (see Figure 4.26) ?
were late with the first project were the first students to hand in their projects. One group did turn
their bridge in after the deadline. Pictures of the bridges are included in Appendix D. A slide
presentation using the pictures of the...
1 student used 2
3 students used 5
18 students used 6
Number of Learning Styles Used by Each Student
Figure 4.36. Bridge Building: Number of learning styles used by each...
Scheduled interviews for the third project were interrupted by the many activities at the
end of school. Students were talked to when their projects came in either before or after school.
The eighth grade students at Parowan High School do not...
Engaging students in the study of mathematics is one of the goals of NCTM (Principles,
2000). The educator used Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences created in 1983 to
increase the level of engagement of her...
Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to
encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time,
effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
Armstrong, T. (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for
Supervision and Curriculum.
Art & social studies in math class?. (2004, February). enc focus review, 7.
Bazeli, M. (1997, January). Visual...
Gardner, H. (1991). The Unschooled mind. New York, NY: BasicBooks.
Gardner, H. (1993). Multiple intelligences the theory in practice. New York, NY: BasicBooks.
Honigsfeld, A., & Dunn R. (2009, May/June). Learning-Style responsive approaches...
REQUEST FOR IRB EXEMPTION
Name: Dr. James W. McCoy and Colleen Okeson
Position at SUU: Assistant Professor of Graduate Studies in Education
Telephone # and fax #: Phone: 435-865-8290 Fax: 435-865-8485
March 2, 2010
Your child is being invited to take part in a research study to encourage an interest in
mathematics. The study will include real life math problems integrating Howard Gardner’s
multiple intelligences. For...
Learning style and math interest surveys
Learning style surveys were given on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. This survey was to
inform the educator of the different learning styles preferred by her students. She would take...
were sent home to needy families (Johnnston, 2001). The school community improved
with school gardens as documented in a 2001 study by L. Thorp and C. Townsend. This
study found that a school garden “reshaped school culture, creating hope,...
• Hope grows Webquest combines math, science, language arts with a garden
• Junior Master Gardner Program created by Texas A & M,...
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