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Intelligence and Learning

What makes a person "smart?" What is it about us that enables us to learn new skills and ideas? Is intelligence something that we are born with, or something that we can develop? This section will address the many definitions of intelligence and what it means for your child.

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    Multiple Intelligences: Understanding Your Child's Learning Style

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    Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence

    This is the ability to solve problems or fashion products using one's body. Highly developed bodily-kinesthetic...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Toddler Learning: Fun or Formal?

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    5 Tips for a Winner's Brain

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    Effects of Heredity and Environment on Intelligence

    It is often difficult to separate the relative influences of heredity and environment on human characteristics. People...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Factors That Influence Intelligence Scores

    The originators of intelligence tests believed that they were assessing general intellectual competency that predicted...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    IQ and School Achievement

    Scores on intelligence tests were originally calculated using a formula that involves division. Hence, they were called...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Gardner's Multiple Intelligences

    Howard Gardner concedes that a general factor may very well exist in intelligence, but he questions its usefulness in...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Developing Metacognition

    Metacognition is thinking about thinking, knowing "what we know" and "what we don't know." Just as an executive's job is...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Measures of Intelligence

    Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon, commissioned by the French government to devise a test that would differentiate between...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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