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A Student 's Success At The Harvard Graduate School Of Education

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As a future teacher, I often think of ways to teach in order to reach all of my students. However, the challenge is that not all students learn the same way. While one may remember the lesson by the words that were written on the board, another may retain the information because they listened and weren’t distracted by anything else in the classroom. There may even be one student who will remember what we did because we got out of our seats for a particular part of the lesson that integrated movement that corresponded with the lesson. This is where creativity with lesson planning is vital to a student’s success. My goal is to ensure that my students retain the information being given to them. Therefore, it is important that I make sure that I include a variety of different activities to ensure that students with different intelligences have the opportunity to learn. This brings us to Howard Gardner who is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Boston, MA. Mr. Gardner’s educational philosophy is that there is a relationship between intelligences and how the person learns the information being taught. Gardner broke this down into eight separate intelligences: linguistic intelligence, musical intelligence, logical-mathematical intelligence, spatial intelligence, bodily-kinesthetic intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, intrapersonal intelligence, and naturalist intelligence. When it comes to Gardner’s view of
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