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Some issues and problems

As with all theories in education, multiple intelligences theory has its critics. Some maintain that longitudinalstudies still bear out the power of genetics and intelligence as a fixed quantity. They argue that this theory apologizes for lack of intellectualachievement. Others argue that the ability to measure or test for such intelligences undermines its core assertions. In short, such criticsclaim: "If you can't test it, it's not valid."

Dr. Gardner contests such claims of validity by arguing for a different view of standardized testing that is not biased infavor of only one kind of intelligence at the expense of others. He also notes the achievements of students in non-academic settings and the tragedy ofexclusion that results when whole segments of the population are not served because their intelligences do not have the opportunity for expression.

Implications of Multiple Intelligences for Schools

In terms of Culture it means support for diverse learners and hard work; acting on a value system that maintains that diverse students can learn andsucceed; that learning is exciting; and that hard work by teachers is necessary.

In terms of Readiness it means awareness-building for implementing multiple intelligences. Building staff awareness of multipleintelligences and of the different ways that students learn.

Rather than using the theory as an end in and of itself, multiple intelleigences can be used as a Tool to promote high-quality student work

It can foster Collaboration - informal and formal exchanges - sharing ideas and constructive suggestions by the staff.

It allows for Choice - meaningful curriculum and assessment options; embedding curriculum and assessment in activities that are valued both bystudents and the wider culture.

It employs the Arts to develop children's skills and understanding within and across disciplines.


Index of Learning Styles (no need to fill out the questionnaire - just read the questions) - online only

Multiple Intelligences Reaches the Tibetan Village

Implications for Students

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Mutiple Intelligences Reaches the Tibetan Village

Implications for Students

Inventory of your intelligences


To explore you intelligences, click here . Read the screen that comes up, especially the directions under the title "Explore Your Intelligences" and click on the button at thebottom of that screen that says "Continue."

In this interactive activity, you will see that each person has all of the intelligences in varying degrees. This is intended tobe a fun exercise - answer the questions to the best of your ability. At the end of the activity, a unique "Multiple Intelligences Self-Profile" will begenerated. The results are not absolute indicators of intelligence - they are simply meant to give you the opportunity to learn more about your uniquecombination of intelligences.

Assignment 6: one day of multiple intelligences

GOAL: To apply what you have learned about Multiple Intelligences to one lesson plan to be used in your classroom.

Questions & Answers

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are you nano engineer ?
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Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
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so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
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Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
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of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
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types of nano material
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I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
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what is system testing?
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
I'm interested in Nanotube
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
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