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Maggie Horne
Temple Grandin
Sat May 30, 2015 14:47

I was first introduced to Temple Grandin in Dr. Marlowe's class and I love her! I have worked with students with ASD who have been told that they are different in a negative way. She puts a new twist on things and she does not view her differences as weaknesses. I agree that everyone has different strengths and weaknesses and that we as teachers must cater to these. We also need to ensure that our students are not seeing themselves or their differences in a negative light.

  • Gotta Love Temple Grandin! - carsleymm, Sat May 30 12:19
    I always enjoy listening to Temple Grandin's point of view. I appreciate the way she views different types of intelligence as just that...different; not less. In her TED talk, she makes an excellent... more
    • Reply: Gotta love Temple Grandin - Hunter Hastings, Sat May 30 17:45
      I too, LOVE Temple Grandin. I love what you said that she appreciate different types of intelligence. I feel like we view intelligence as something people have or don't have. And, often times we just ... more
    • Temple Grandin - Maggie Horne, Sat May 30 14:47
    • Focus on Creativity - coxdm, Sat May 30 13:01
      I also loved hearing Temple Grandinís view point on how there are different types of intelligence that are equally valuable. As you said that it is our jobs as teachers to build on our students... more
    • Re: Gotta Love Temple Grandin! - Alexandria Spurrier, Sat May 30 12:28
      Temple Grandin has always been a favorite of mine and always an inspiration! I love her outlook on things and I also appreciate her views on intelligence being different! She is a role model of mine!
    • Re: Gotta Love Temple Grandin! - Stacy Huffman, Sat May 30 12:23
      Mary I too always enjoy listening to Temple Grandin. I always feel like I want to be an agent of change after listening to her! I can also relate to her point about collaboration. It is vital to our... more
      • re: Temple - Cynthia Trickel, Sat May 30 12:49
        I also enjoyed her inspiration! However, I found myself trying to see things through her eyes while she was talking, which put a relative twist to her message. I was intrigued to try to understand... more
        • right strategy, Cynthia - koppenhaverd, Mon Jun 1 15:19
          You're doing exactly what you need to do to be an effective teacher if you're trying to understand Temple's mind. And that of all the other students you met on video this week. The point of the week... more
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