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Multiple Intelligences

First Grade Language Acquisition and Classroom Practices

Research Proposal


In terms of human intelligence there exists more than simply one dimension of intelligence such as linguistic, mathematical, spatial, rhythmic, spatial and kinesthetic **********

Purpose of the Study

The purpose ***** this work is to define Multiple Intelligence in ***** of practice in the cl*****sroom and what teachers are doing in terms of ***** that could impact Language ***** (i.e. reading, spelling, grammar ***** phonics) for first graders.

Background of the problem

Throughout the h*****tory of education ********** have been many theories in learning stated with many of them being at least in part correct. However the theory ***** multiple intelligences is one that un*****tunately was not acknowledge for many generations and this one factor has had the power and indeed ***** changed the face of education once finally **********. The student who is creatively gifted was often in ***** past considered to be developmentally d*****abled due to scores on grades when in fact ***** same ***** was *****ly bored in class ***** required ***** information ***** hold their attention than another student less bright yet making ********** grades in school.

The greatest ********** in developing the varying intelligences that exist is the environment of the child before beginning school. For instance was ***** child's attendance mostly to hockey games or did the child's parents take the child ***** musical performances, or book-readings? Was the ***** read to on a regular basis? Does the child have an older sibling ***** has offered do*****ways to ***** in their interactions with the child? All of this is vitally important in the ***** development both ***** content and in scope.

Significance of the Study

***** significance of this study is based on the critical factor of acknowledgement of multiple intelligences in the first-grade classroom and the fact that without this ***** acknowledged the students ***** the first-grade classroom may be mis-labeled ***** get off on their educational journey on the wrong foot thereby affecting them permanently in ***** of their development.

Hypothesis and Research questions

The hypothesis ***** this work is: "Failure to acknowledge multiple *****telligences in the ***** classroom ***** terms of practice results in an astronomical disservice ***** students and a failure in the educational system to deliver quality education to *****. The ***** that this research will ask are:

What ***** which is considered to be "*****st practice" focused toward ***** the first-grade classroom in terms of delivering learning to ***** many or multiple intelligences represented by the students in the first-grade *****?

What techniques are best in relation to delivery of learn*****g in the different subjects of study?

What is the teacher's role in the ***** intelligences classroom?

Howard Gardner (1999) Harvard Pr*****essor states that there ***** four ********** in educational reform within the theoretical base of multiple ***** ***** are (1) Assessment (2) Curriculum (3) Teacher Education, and (4) Community Participation.

***** of the Study

***** limitations of this proposal of research ***** ***** time allotted


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