Multiple Intelligence Models of Learning for Your Students

3 Units

Course Description

Provide Every Student with Learning Strategies that Work with Their Strengths and Weaknesses

Educators will learn effective strategies and best practices for designing and delivering instruction to all learners through the use of multiple intelligences models for learning in the K-12 learning environment. They will learn about students' multiple intelligences and learning styles through research and reflection. They will also learn about managing the day to day responsibilities of teaching students with different learning styles. Educators will apply their deep understanding of multiple intelligences models through the development of a comprehensive lesson plan.

Final submission for all sections is due on or before September 8, 2024. Transcripts will be issued no sooner than 7 days AFTER September 8, 2024.

Course Details

Number or Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for education professionals that want to create a blended learning environment. Implementing a blended learning environment in a student's educational career has shown to be successful in a range of K-12 classrooms including: under-performing, high ELL population and low socioeconomic. This includes elementary/secondary teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, Response to Intervention Teams, beginning teachers, technology coordinators and school administrative teams.

Course Format: Online Self-Paced, within given dates*. The course opens on Monday, July 8, 2024 and should be completed on or before Sunday, September 8, 2024

*Online Self-Paced courses are a perfect blend of accessibility, convenience and flexibility for you to control your learning pace. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your submissions and final project. Grades are based on assignments and completed projects. You have until Sunday, September 8, 2024 or sooner to complete the course. Please pace yourself to allow for instructor responses. Course completion date will reflect September 8, 2024 on transcript for all participants that successfully meet the completed course work due date deadline.

Technical Requirements

Instructors: Various experienced and qualified K-12 educators. See individual course sections

We highly recommend that you view the entire course upon enrollment (or beginning July 6 when it becomes available for student view), including instructor announcement regarding their grading schedule to help you successfully pace yourself.

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What You Will Learn

  • Understand student learning styles in relation to student multiple intelligences
  • Identify student learning styles
  • Provide effective strategies to engage and motivate students according to their learning style(s)
  • Apply multiple intelligences theory in your classroom
  • Create individualized student instruction and diversify lesson plans
  • Develop and implement a curriculum that supports utilizing multiple intelligences theory in the learning environment


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