Seven Kinds of Intelligence Multiple intelligences has been popularized by the psychologist Howard Gardner. Musical The ability to discern meaning in rhythmically arranged sets of pitches — and to reproduce them. Logical – Mathematical Skill with numbers and a fascination with their patterns and operations; scientific ability; formal reasoning. Linguistic Skill with words characterized by [...]
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Orthographic skills = spelling skills Orthography is the study of spelling and how letters combine to represent sounds and form words. From orthos ‘correct’ + -graphia ‘writing.’
Problems coordinating sensory input. Problems with sidedness, coordination, motor planning, tactile defensiveness, and other sensory processing. Informal FAQ
Compact disc or Compact Disc Read Only Memory. A storage medium for large amounts of data (music, files, movies). One might copy some music or pictures to a CD and then “burn” it, which permanently encodes the information on it.
A camera that records a picture digitally instead of on film.
A high speed connectivity protocol used to connect external devices to a computer. Like USB only better.
An Apple brand digital music player that integrates with OS X and Windows through the iTunes music program.
An application or program for making, playing, and storing digital music. Essential for connecting an iPod to a computer, either Mac or Windows.
A compressed image file format. Most digitial cameras store images in this format so they take up less space.
One of many compression codecs for compressing digital music and sound.
A format for compressing and storing video and audio, invented and support by Apple but used universally across operating systems for compressed video distribution.
A feature of many word processors that compares the words that you type to a list of words that it has stored and words that you use that are not on its list are flagged and suggestions for correct spellings are offered. Spelling checkers can be part of other programs, integrated into operating systems (Mac [...]