RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
Re: Phonics
Sun Dec 11, 2011 20:11

Our school's theme is based on Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences. We call them the "8 Smarts." So "body smart" is actually the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence. Perfect fit the kindergarten activities don't you think?! I do use sign language and also make up my own signals with Imagine It. Many of the actions are from Letterland, our old program and one that I feel really helped students to connect letters and sounds through stories, actions, and songs.

  • Phonics - Rachel Hicks, Mon Dec 5 17:45
    I am so excited that you did your research paper on this topic! Do you use the body smart strategies with Imagine It? Where can I find more information/materials for the body smart strategies?
    • Re: Phonics - crousejs, Wed Dec 14 01:35
      I have heard many positive conversations about Imagine It! I think I will look into this phonics program to see if it will help my struggling students. I already pull materials from Fountas and... more
    • Re: Phonics - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 20:11
    • Phonics - Marlee Wright, Wed Dec 7 21:54
      The study by Cihon, Gardner, Morrison, & Paul helped us to focus our attention on the "body smart" aspect of the instruction. We used the letter sign from American Sign Language, and then we just... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011