Multiple Intelligences

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Multiple Intelligences

  1. 1. Theory of Multiple Intelligences<br />
  2. 2. The theory of multiple intelligences was proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, to more accurately define the concept of intelligence and address whether methods which claim to measure intelligence (or aspects thereof) are truly scientific.<br />What is it?<br />
  3. 3. Simply stated ... The theory of multiple intelligences suggests that there are a number of distinct forms of intelligence that each individual possesses in varying degrees.<br />What does that mean?<br />
  4. 4. Bodily-Kinesthetic<br />This intelligencehas to do with bodily movement and psychology<br />learn better by involving muscular movement<br />generally good at physical activities such as sports or dance<br />enjoy acting or performing<br />good at building and making things<br />learn best by doing something physically, rather than reading or hearing about it<br />
  5. 5. Interpersonal<br />This intelligencehas to do with interaction with others<br />tend to be extroverts<br /> characterized by their sensitivity to others&apos; moods, feelings, temperaments and motivations<br />ability to cooperate in order to work as part of a group<br />communicate effectively and empathize easily with others<br />typically learn best by working with others and often enjoy discussion and debate<br />
  6. 6. Intrapersonal<br />This intelligencehas to do with introspective and self-reflective capacities<br />are typically introverts and prefer to work alone<br />highly self-aware and capable of understanding their own emotions, goals and motivations<br />have an affinity for thought-based pursuits such as philosophy<br />learn best when allowed to concentrate on the subject by themselves<br />often associated with a high level of perfectionism<br />
  7. 7. Logical-Mathematical<br />This intelligencehas to do with logic, abstractions, reasoning, and numbers.<br />naturally excel in mathematics, chess, computer programming and other logical or numerical activities<br />more reasoning capabilities, abstract patterns of recognition, scientific thinking and investigation<br />ability to perform complex calculations<br />
  8. 8. Musical<br />This intelligencehas to do with rhythm, music, and hearing.<br />display greater sensitivity to sounds, rhythms, tones, and music<br />are able to sing, play musical instruments, and compose music<br />may learn best via lecture<br />often use songs or rhythms to learn and memorize information<br />may work best with music playing in the background<br />
  9. 9. Naturalistic<br />This intelligencehas to do with nature, nurturing and relating information to one&apos;s natural surroundings.<br />greater sensitivity to nature and their place within it<br />the ability to nurture and grow things <br />greater ease in caring for, taming and interacting with animals<br />recognizing and classifying things <br />must connect a new experience with prior knowledge to truly learn something new<br />
  10. 10. Verbal-Linguistic<br />This intelligence has to do with words, spoken or written.<br />typically good at reading, writing, and telling stories <br />memorizing words along with dates<br />learn best by reading, taking notes, listening to lectures, and discussion and debate<br />skilled at explaining, teaching and oration or persuasive speaking<br />learn foreign languages very easily <br />
  11. 11. Visual-Spatial<br />This intelligencehas to do with vision and spatial judgment.<br />visualizing and mentally manipulating objects<br />proficient at solving puzzles<br />strong visual memory<br />good sense of direction <br />good hand-eye coordination<br />
  12. 12. http://literacyworks.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html<br />Which one are you?<br />

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