Teacher and pupil views about activities based on multiple intelligences and the interdisciplinary approach

Demirel O., Tuncel I., DEMİRHAN İŞCAN C., Demir K.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, cilt.33, sa.147, ss.14-25, 2008 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 147
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.14-25


This study washas been conducted to examine the impact of practices based on multiple intelligence theory and interdisciplinary curriculum approach on teacher-student opinions during "Livings Around Us" unit of Natural Sciences course in the third grade of primary school. In this article, the qualitative research methods have been used. The study has been conducted at Coskun Ertepinar Primary School at Mamak, in Ankara. Individual interviews with teachers and students have been administered by using teacher- student interview form composed of standardized open-ended questions. In the study, the diaries of teachers and students have been were used both as the a data source. Data on interviews and diaries werehave been analyzed together by using descriptive statistics techniques. It has been determined that these practices have had positive contributions on students' cognitive, social and affective developments.