chapter  1
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Applying the Triarchic Theory of Human Intelligence in the Classroom

When Bob was taught French in high school, his main job was to memorize lists of French vocabulary words, learn grammatical rules, and mimic and memorize phrases and their variants. The key to success in his courses was memorization, but he was not a good memorizer, in French or in any other kinds of courses. He was a decent student in French, but definitely nothing special.