DIFFERENTIATED LEARNING USING
TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING BASED ON THE THEORY OF “MULTIPLE
Mrs. Ariana Linger – Learning Support Program
Mrs. Rosselyn Porras – Educational Technology Coordinator
March 13th, 2013
Today we will…
• Explain briefly the 8 different types of
intelligences based on the theory of Howard
• Show a few technology tools that your child
can use to tap into their strengths.
What is Multiple Intelligence?
• All intelligences are
• A way to quantify any of the
8 kinds of intelligences.
• High intellectual potential in • May choose to be artist (i.e.
not necessarily dancer.)
• It’s not about to find out
• A way to empower learning
what they (children) have or
• Understand words and
language very well
• Hearing stories - Oral or even on
• Debating and discussing various issues
• Writing poems, short stories
• Playing word games- Scrabble
• Public speaking about issues
• Reading aloud.
• well developed
• Can learn the complex
rules of language
• Use language to
remember and think
• Can express
themselves very well in
both oral and written
They learn about…
Gravity with the story of an apple falling on
Geography “hello” “good bye” in several
History describing the changes in clothing
since the early 20th century.
Word Processor, Google Docs
•Create poems, stories, articles:
Pixton, story jumper
Google talk (chat), Gmail (email), kidblog,
blogger (Blogging), librofilia (forum)
•Read and Search:
Google, boolify, famhoo, kidrex.org
Grolier (encyclopedia), ninjawords.com
Kindle (read.amazon.com), Ms Linger
site, and kno.
• Pixton - is an online user-generated comic
strip. Without having to draw, people of all
ages can share their ideas, opinions, and
stories publishing them instantly to a
worldwide web audience.
• Find order in
complex situations classify, sequence,
• Problem solving
• Easily manipulate
• Identify cause and
Solving logical and mathematical puzzles.
Research projects - collecting statistics and
analyzing them. Measurements and surveys.
Complex scientific and mathematical theories.
Experiment to discover cause and effect.
Classify various objects using diagrams.
Using abstract symbols and formulas.
Any type of calculation.
They enjoy learning about…
Geography with statistics.
History using timelines and calculate time span
between historical events.
Kahn Academy, IXL
Organizational tools (calendars),
Calculations tools (spreadsheets)
Science and math software,
Statistics, graphing calculator,
Animation (demonstrate an
Online Data Collection (Forms),
Critical Thinking Software.
• IXL - is a website which covers over 2,000
skills through an infinite number of
computer generated questions, students
can never run out of new questions to try.
They are free to practice each skill until
they have truly mastered it.
Use shapes and objects
Draw and paint
Play with colors
Touch and feel things
• Active imaginations
(may appear to be
Take things apart to see what they look like inside
Seeing models of how things work
• Express themselves
Creating objects with their own hands
Going to museums to see exhibits
• Visualize things in
• Manipulate objects in
their minds+ analyze
the impact of changes
• Move around as part
of learning process
(may not be able to
• Geography by building a model of a mountain using
cardboard, paper, different colors, clay etc., complete
with rocks, trees and vegetation.
"Paint a picture“, Imagine the environment or the
objects as they read or learn about them.
draw programs, paint
timeline, 3D software,
match pictures to vocabulary,
• Popplet is a very easy to use tool that allows
students create a wall of multimedia stick
notes that they can share with. Students can
insert pictures, videos, text and be creative
with colors, styles and ideas.
• Respond very well to
• Excellent physical skills
- gross motor skills +
fine motor skills
• Great flexibility and
• Hands are very
• Tend to move around
as part of their
learning process (may
not be able to sit still).
• Science experiments/Gardening.
• Participating in dramas/Dancing.
• Physical activities like climbing, rolling,
• Outdoor activities like climbing a hill,
hikes, walks .
• Activities where they move about in a
large physical space.
They learn by…
• Role play – i.e. science concepts - From
caterpillar to cocoon to butterfly.
• Using hands to measure (length, width,
•Video Editing: animoto,
•Digital Video Camera
•Virtual Tour: 3DVista.com
virtual field trip,
digital still and video
• virtual worlds.
Create jigsaw puzzles from your
images, collect, exhibit and share them
with your family, friends or teachers.
• Pick up on nuances
• Attracted to
• Internalize and
in patterns and
Listening to music.
Singing songs, and rhymes.
• Identify rhythms and
patterns in virtually
Working with numbers and number theory as
they grow up.
Learning languages and grammar.
Learning, ciphering and deciphering codes and
They enjoy learning about
• Rocks by looking for the patterns in rock
formations, river meanderings..
Equations by singing each operation aloud
Historical events by making up songs abut them
• Sound Editor:Audacity
• Learning through hip-hop:
• Recording: Present.me
• Video and audio
• sound and music files,
• music composition
• interactive books with
• Present.me: is a web presentation
tool, in which you upload your
powerpoint but record yourself in
video or audio presenting your
Working with other children, especially younger.
Meeting and getting information from various people.
Talking about themselves or what they do, with other
• Like being with
people + relate
Helping others – volunteering.
Interacting with family.
Monitoring "rules" and "practices" in the household.
• Working in teams
• Can lead
• Concern and
• Very persuasive
They enjoy learning by…
• Role play about various astronomers to explain how
planetary theory evolved around earth to around the
Working with a partner: explain the lessons to each
write dialogues between various classes of people in
ancient times - "farmers talking to landlords”.
Connecting Globally: Skype, ePals,
Blogging: Edublog, kidblog
Micro blogging: Twitter
• Blogs, email
• chat, word
• discussions, video
• peer tutoring,
• virtual worlds.
• Epals.com - is a way to connect with other
classrooms around the world.
• Our world is globalized, we have access to
tons of information. Information that is
provided from around the globe. We have
almost immediate access to information,
just a click or tap away. Globalization
contributes to our knowledge and
• Recognize own strengths
• Games that a single player. can play
- puzzles, spot the differences, etc.
• Show confidence, willing
to follow own instincts.
• Brain teasers, riddles etc.
• Self-starters, can work
• Very good at reflecting +
analyzing => need time
to achieve this.
• Notebooks - for writing journals.
• Photo albums - to collect photos.
• Camera/camcorder - to record their
• Mathematical puzzles.
• Great sense of fairness
Help you remember and act upon
ideas, projects and experiences across
all the computers, phones and tablets
• Identify with nature and
• Find patterns and
attributes across a
variety of organisms
• Collecting and organizing
• A keen eye for detail
• Magnifying glass/Telescope
• Reference books about
birds, insects, animals,
• History books
• Scrapbooks, labels, glue,
scissors etc., for organizing
They enjoy learning by
• Distinguish between
similar items , find small
Finding mathematical influences in nature – i.e.
the various geometries in natural formations.
Connecting concepts to nature ( energy to solar
power ; organic chemistry to plastics and their
impact to earth…)
How government policies have impacted
Audio and Video Cameras – Record
natural World, field trips.
Word Processing: Journaling, natural
Use microscopes and probes – nature up
Virtual Tour: NASA.gov
• National geographic for Kids