The Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing, Making the Words Come Alive: Books-in-Action Video




The Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing
Making the Words Come Alive: Books-in-Action Video (ASCD 2003)

This special ASCD Books-in-Action video makes is easier & more effective for you & your colleagues to explore the important role that multiple intelligences play in the teaching & learning of reading & writing.

Drawing from the book The Multiple Intelligences of Reading & Writing: Making the Words come Alive by Thomas Armstrong(available from, this video shows teachers using activities to help students develop literacy skills through their bodily kinaesthetic, spatial, intrapersonal, & naturalistic intelligences.

Interviews with Thomas Armstrong & other educators expand on key concepts from the book and additional classroom tips. Use the video with multiple copies of the book to bring home the point that multiple intelligences gives you a way to build the literacy skills of all students—especially those who are the most frustrated.

One 15-minute videotape