Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner


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Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner

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  2. 2. How bad you are, you area life changer in your life.Life is too short to live withregrets.
  3. 3. The theory of multiple intelligences is Howard Gardner’s theorythat proposes that people are not born with all of the intelligence they willever have. It says that intelligence can be learned throughout life.we can improve education by addressing the multipleintelligences of our students.Also, it claims that everyone is intelligent in at least eightdifferent ways and can develop each aspect of intelligence to anaverage level of competency. Intelligence, as defined by Gardner, isthe ability to solve problems or fashion products that are valuablein one or more cultural settings.
  4. 4. Multiple IntelligencesNOT: a single, unchanged,inborn capacityIn: IQ Testsa learner – basedphilosophy thatcharacterizes humanintelligence ashaving multiple dimensionsthat must be acknowledgedand developed ineducation.Human Intelligence
  5. 5. MultipleIntelligences
  6. 6. Linguistic IntelligenceGardners Definition:Linguistic Intelligence (Word Smart) is the capacity to use language,your native language, and perhaps other languages, to express whatson your mind and to understand other people.Criteria Used for Linguistic Intelligence•Can understand words and manipulate the structure oflanguage•Has highly developed communication skills includingwriting, speaking, and story-telling•Knows and correctly uses rules of grammar•Enjoys reading, writing, and speaking•Has a large vocabularyThis person learns best by:•Saying, hearing, and seeing words•Writing•Talking
  7. 7. ActivitiesBook reportingTelling jokesWriting wordsReadingJournal writingSpeaking•Letterwriting•Storytelling•Discussing•Creativewriting•Debating•PersuadingLearning Style Effect on TeachingTheVerbal/LinguisticLearnerThis teacher stresses a curriculum basedon language—reading, writing, andspeaking.The Effects of Teachers’ LearningStyles on Teaching
  8. 8. •Analyzing•Logic Games•Numbers•Outlining•Patterns•Problem Solving•Reasoning•Synthesis•Sequencing•Rational Thinking•Scientific Thinking•StatisticsActivitiesThe Effects of Teachers’ Learning Styles on TeachingLearning Style Effect on TeachingThe Logical/MathematicalLearnerThis teacher tends to concentrate onconcepts that are both logical andabstract.Make a deliberate effort to focus on the fact that it is appropriate for students to beartistic and to think in intuitive leaps.
  9. 9. SpatialIntelligenceSpatial intelligence is the brain’s ability to perceive and interpret visualstimuli. In other words, it’s how our minds process what we see.Although not very recognized, spatial intelligence is very important in thearts and in everyday life.activitiesBrochuresCollagesDesignsDrawingsFlow ChartsMappingMolding ClayPatternsThe Effects of Teachers’ Learning Styles on TeachingPaintingPhotographyPostersPretendingSculptingVisualizationIdea SketchingLabelingLearning Style Effect on TeachingThe Visual/SpatialLearnerThis teacher will providea great learningenvironment for visuallearners. The artisticstudents will do well inthis classroom.Build in adequate opportunities for studentswho are linguistic learners and for thosewho feel artistically inhibited.
  10. 10. Bodily-Kinesthetic IntelligenceIt is expertise in using one’s whole body to express ideas and feelings.Examples: acting, dancing, sports, and using body languageIt is the ability to use one’s hands to produce or transform things.Examples: sculpting clay and hands-on learningActingCharadesCollectionsDemonstrationsExperimentsField TripsGymnasticsActivitiesLearning Style Effect on TeachingTheBodily/KinestheticLearnerThis teacher will encourageexperiential learning andhave lots of movement inclass. It may be a challengeto both the logical learner andthe intrapersonal learner.The Effects of Teachers’ Learning Styles on Teaching
  11. 11. Musical IntelligenceBeing musically intelligentmeans that you are able todistinguish the sounds aroundyou and that you have theability to make your ownmelodies. Even if you are onlysinging a song or makingmusic, you are using yourmusical intelligence!If you are musically intelligent,you are able to:• Perceive• Discriminate• Transform• ExpressAll kinds of musical formsLearning Style Effect on TeachingTheMusical/RhythmicLearnerThis teacher will tend to have arelaxed classroom but may findit harder to relate to thosestudents who are not “in tunewith” music.The Effects of Teachers’ Learning Styles on Teaching
  12. 12. ActivitiesThe following is a list of activities that can be used in a classroom oranywhere else to enhance one’s own musical intelligence.• Sing Ballads• Create Chants• Create Concept Songs• Discographies (lists ofmusical selections toenhance what you arelearning or teaching.)• Environmental Sounds• Humming• Illustrate With Sounds• Rhythms• Instrumental sounds• Listening• Lyrics• Mood Music• Music Composition or creation• Musical concepts• Musical Performance• Percussion and Raps• Reproduce sounds and rhythms• Singing and Songs• Vocal Sounds and TonalPatterns
  13. 13. Interpersonal IntelligenceGardners Definition:• Interpersonal intelligence, (people smart), isunderstanding other people.  It’s an ability we allneed, but is at a premium if you are a teacher,clinician, salesperson, or a politician.  Anybodywho deals with other people has to be skilled inthe interpersonal sphere.Be sensitive to the students who need to be alone in order tocreate, to learn, or just to be.The Effects of Teachers’ Learning Styles on TeachingLearning Style Effect on TeachingThe InterpersonalLearnerThis teacher generally uses cooperativelearning in the classroom. Students will feelfree to interact and are expected to do so;perfect for the extrovert.
  14. 14. “What is intrapersonal intelligence?”Intrapersonal intelligence is self-knowledge and the abilityto act adaptively on the basis of that knowledge. Thisintelligence includes having an accurate picture of oneself(one’s strengths and weaknesses); awareness of innermoods, intentions, motivations, temperaments, and desires;and the capacity for self-discipline, self-understanding,and self-esteem. Essentially, it’s how well you knowyourself.Learning Style Effect on TeachingThe IntrapersonalLearnerThis teacher will be a great support for thestudent who has trouble functioning in groups.The Effects of Teachers’ Learning Styles on Teaching
  15. 15. * Recognizes and can name many different types of trees,flowers, and plants.* Has an interest in and good knowledge of how the bodyworks and keeps abreast of health issues.* Is conscious of tracks, nests, and wildlife on a walk and can“read” weather signs.* Has an understanding of, and interest in, the main globalenvironmental issues.Naturalist IntelligenceNaturalistic LearnerIf you have strong naturalistic intelligenceyou might learn better by* Studying outside* Smelling, seeing touching, tasting,* Observing natural phenomenon
  16. 16. As a teacher we must know and uderstand aboutthe talent of our student.Everyone has inteligences,But no one have all af them, maybe just three until five ofeight inteligences as we know.Someone who succes in her/his life ,is not someonewho can do everything, but who focus to the one.Mario Teguh.ConclusionTHANK YOU foryour attentionGuys.!!!See you nexttime!!!
  17. 17. The Related Video: Introduction to MultipleIntelligences