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1) IQ tests are used in many different settings. What are the primary uses of IQ tests in schools?
2) The podcast briefly describes the research findings of Charles Spearman that led to the idea of something called G, or “general intelligence.”
– Where did Spearman get the idea of G?
– What is G, and how is it different from the idea of “multiple” or “diverse” intelligences? – How does the idea of G connect to the ideas of eugenicists?
3)What do YOU think about the “Larry P” rule? Should IQ tests be given to African-American students?
LISTEN: “Mother of Invention” (7:50-22:07)
TRANSCRIPT for “Mother of Invention”
Imagine your own child is diagnosed with Mosaic Down Syndrome.
Would you tell the school about this diagnosis? When? Why?
Explain your reasoning in detail, including both how your decision could directly shape your child’s schooling experience and future chances.