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Teaching for Intelligence II

Teaching for Intelligence II
A Collection of Articles

Edited by:
  • Arthur L. Costa - Professor Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento, Institute for Intelligent Behavior, Co-founder

January 2000 | 306 pages | Corwin
Teaching for Intelligence II brings together the top minds in education to discuss the issues surrounding intelligence.

Taken directly from the 1999 Teaching for Intelligence Conference, experts discuss such topics as:

Unleashing the Power of Perceptual Change

Learning and Transfer

Constructivist Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Learning to Learn

An invaluable resource for educators, Teaching for Intelligence II provides immediate access to these leading thinkers and their theories at the turn of a page.

Introduction: New Perspectives on Intelligences
Section 1: Flexibility in Thinking: The Capacity to Shift Perspectives, to Generate Alternate Approaches, and to Change One's Mind
Peter Senge
1. Systems Change in Education
Geoffrey Caine and Renate Caine
2. Unleashing the Power of Perceptual Change
Arthur L. Costa
3. Changing Curriculum Means Changing Your Mind
Section 2: Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations: The Capacity to Draw Forth Prior Knowledge and Transfer it to New Situations
Meir Ben-Hur
4. Learning and Transfer--A Tautology
Pat Wolfe and Ron Brandt
5. What Do We Know From Brain Research?
Robert Sylwester
6. Art for the Brain's Sake
Section 3: Metacognition: The Human Capacity to be Aware of and Reflect on Our Own Thinking
Robin Fogarty
7. Memory, The Thing I Forget With
Robert J. Sternberg
8. Creativity Is a Decision
Pat Wolfe
9. Revisiting Effective Teaching
Donna Ogle
10. Multiple Intelligences and Reading Instruction
Section 4: Questioning and Problem Posing: Innate Human Curiosity and the Capacity for Healthy Skepticism
Jane M. Healy
11. The Mad Dash to Compute: Enriching or Eroding Intelligence?
Ron Brandt
12. Educators Need to Know About the Human Brain
Joseph S. Renzulli
13. Raising the Ceiling for All Students: School Improvement From a High-End Learning Perspective
Section 5: Striving for Accuracy, Precision and Elegance: The Human Yearning for Craftsmanship
Kay Burke
14. Learning Standards
Jeni Pollack Day and Richard L. Allington
15. What Sorts of Standards for Teachers? Focusing on Exemplary Elementary Teaching
Clifford Hill
16. Constructivist Assessment in Early Childhood Education
Carolyn Chapman and Rita King
17. Test Success in the Brain-Compatible Classroom
Section 6: The Humility of Continuous Learning: The Human Capacity for Self-Renewal
Herbert P. Ginsburg, Robert Balfanz, and Carole Greenes
18. Challenging Mathematics for Young Children
Dorothy S. Strickland
19. Reinventing Our Literacy Programs: Books, Basics, Balance
Reuven Feuerstein
20. Mediated Learning Experience: Professor Reuven Feuerstein Responds to Some Critical Questions
Donna Wilson and Katherine H. Greenberg
21. Learning to Learn: The Cognitive Enrichment Advantage Approach

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ISBN: 9781575172668