College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Howard Gardner first proposed his theory of Multiple Intelligences and the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence in 1983. Unfortunately, almost three decades later, teacher programs still do not train teachers about Bodily-Kinesthetic intelligence in depth; nor do they train teachers how to integrate Bodily-Kinesthetic intelligence into daily learning procedures and classroom environment. Schools focus very little on other factors that contribute to how successful a person might be in life, throughout life. Incorporating bodily-kinesthetic strategies in teaching can positively influence children's learning experience. The following research project investigates the research on the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence, bodily-kinesthetic teaching strategies, teaching strategies linked to student achievement, and mathematics textbooks. Lastly, the project culminates with a resource handbook that helps educators use the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence to improve classroom learning.
Date of Award
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Salazar, Janie Brown, "Mathematics in Motion: a Handbook of Kinesthetic Teaching Strategies" (2010). Student Publications. 460.