Theory of Multiple Intelligences Suggested by Howard Gardner


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This presentation explains the 'Theory of Multiple Intelligences" by Howard Gardner the legendary professor of psychology at Harvard University. He suggested 8 abilities to fit his criteria - musical - rhythmic, visual - spatial, verbal - linguistic, logical - mathematical, bodily - kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic and existential.
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  • Multiple Intelligence is a model of intelligence suggested by Howard Gardner. This model was proposed by him in 1983 in a book called Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences.
  • Howard Gardner was born on July 11th, 1943. He was a professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard University. H. Gardner has written over 20 books based on Psychology.  He was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award 2011 in Social Sciences for the development of theory of multiple intelligences.
  • Theory of Multiple Intelligences Suggested by Howard Gardner

    1. 1. Multiple Intelligence
    2. 2. What the Hell is That ?!
    3. 3. It’s a Model of intelligence Suggested by this Man; that differentiates it into specific modalities
    4. 4. Simply Put – There can be 9 Types of Intelligences Logical – mathematical Bodily – kinaesthetic Interpersonal Verbal – linguistic Intrapersonal Visual spatial Musical rhythmic & harmonic Naturalistic Intelligences Existential
    5. 5. About Musical Intelligence
    6. 6. They Learn Best via Listening & Lecture!!! Good at Singing Play Instruments Compose Music
    7. 7. This area deals with spatial judgment and the ability to visualize with the mind's eye. Ability to Solve Navigation Problems Visualize objects from different angles Face or scene reorganization Notice fine details Best suited for thing-oriented and investigative occupations
    8. 8. People with high verbal-linguistic intelligence display a facility with words and languages Good at Reading Good at Writing Good at Memorizing Telling Stories
    9. 9. About Logical or Mathematical Intelligence
    10. 10. Good at Logic Good at Numbers Good at Abstractions Good at Reasoning Good at Critical Thinking
    11. 11. About Kinesthetic Learners
    12. 12. The core elements of the bodilykinesthetic intelligence are control of one's bodily motions and the capacity to handle objects skilfully Generally good at Sports Dance Acting Making Things
    13. 13. About Interpersonal Intelligence
    14. 14. individuals with high interpersonal intelligence are characterized their ability to cooperate in order to work as part of a group. Best fit for Sales People Politicians Teachers Councillors Social Workers
    15. 15. About Intrapersonal Intelligence
    16. 16. This area has to do with introspective and self-reflective capacities. Involves having a deep understanding of self Understanding one’s strengths and weaknesses Understanding what makes one unique Having ability to predict ones reactions and emotions
    17. 17. About Existential Intelligence
    18. 18. Ways to Enhance Existential Intelligence: Make connections between things learned and the outer world Provide overview to see the bigger picture Encourage different point of views Summarize the lessons learned
    19. 19. About Naturalistic Intelligence
    20. 20. This area has to do with nurturing and relating information to one’s natural surroundings. Involves identifying animal and plant species Identifying rock and mountain types Best suited for Hunters Farmers Gardeners