Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Studies Find There’s No Such Thing as Learning Styles – As Teachers, Should We Care?

Studies Find There’s No Such Thing as Learning Styles – As Teachers, Should We Care?

By on December 19, 2009

According to Psychcentral.com, “Learning Styles are being re-evaluated” and negated. This theory, according to a recently published journal article claims that there is really no research out there to prove that students learn differently from one another. Shrug. Cue eye

Imagine Magazine: Your Slice of the Multiple Intelligences Pie

Imagine Magazine: Your Slice of the Multiple Intelligences Pie

By on October 2, 2009

I’m a semi-regular contributor to Imagine Magazine, a print periodical published by Johns Hopkins University and marketed to Gifted Middle Schoolers.  The beauty of this magazine is in how it talks to kids.  It takes high-level concepts and delivers them

Costa’s Levels of Questioning and Student-Designed Assessments

Costa’s Levels of Questioning and Student-Designed Assessments

By on September 19, 2009

So this week I introduced Costa’s Levels of Questioning to my students. We have some teachers on my site talking about these triggers of metacognition so it compliments everyone’s efforts to enter this discussion in the classroom. Costa’s is, in

Facebook Quizzes and Lesson Planning

Facebook Quizzes and Lesson Planning

By on July 12, 2009

It used to be 4 colors that defined the differences between personalities: gold, blue, green, and orange. Then it advanced to 8 slices of a pie used to categorize the different intelligences: linguistic, logical, naturalistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, visual/spatial, kinesthetic, musical.  There are