"Father took me to Milford, north of Lund, in a bug,^ and I proceeded on my way to Salt Lake City. 'This was the first time I had heen on a train, I had never been to Salt Lake City hcfore, nor stayed in a hotel or bought food in a restaurant. No...
"Hand Digging Sewer Trenches" Public Works Administration Project ( W . P . A . ) During 'The Depression' 200 East and 200 North, looking west--1934
Aug. 3, 1933 City Council's discussion was concerning application for Government money, to be used...
ENGAGING SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH PROJECTS
CREATED BY IMPLEMENTING HOWARD GARDNER’S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
In the last couple of decades emphasis has been placed on Howard Gardner’s multiple
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C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
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complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it
Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing
with the statement, “Math brings out my...
Eighteen out of the twenty-two students used six of the learning styles. Musical/rhythmic
learning style was not used in the presentation (see Figure 4.35).
The final project given to the student was a scale drawing. Six students did not...
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
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...
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...
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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
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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...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
are the experiences we have with our kids that are memorable. It's worth the expense and worry of the farm for them to get out on the big projects. John kept repeating what a wonderful day it had been." May...
This initiative was funded by a variety of state agencies to link nutrition education and
other studies with gardens in each of the state’s 8,000 public schools (Joseph, 2001).
California created a guide to support teachers titled, “A Childs...
Collection of Real-life math assignments/activities
Seven stories were chosen for the first activity from Math Stories for Problem Solving
Success (Overholt, et. al., 1990). They were Tessa’s grounding, Jake’s surprise, The Pro...
158 Chapter 9
Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 is (arguably) one
of the best tools currently available for
most web design projects. With Dreamweaver
you can create very effective web content.
Dreamweaver can be used to create a...
16 Chapter 2
Planning for Web Design
Many web designers, including both the
novice and experienced, create web con-tent
that ignores principles of good design. Their
pages may contain busy colored backgrounds, a
multitude of animated...
promoting daily environmental learning” (Blair, 2009, p. 34). A 2000 study conducted in
Florida concluded that “students in all types of gardens had high responsibility scores,
indicating that all students possessed a sense of...
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relevance of reflection as a comprehensive
link between service and cognitive learning in higher education.
Participants of this study were 20 Utah Valley University...
implemented as instructional projects to engage students in mathematics at Parowan High
School. The instructional projects the students choose for their activity will be worked on and
completed outside of the regular classroom. The educator will...