Naturalist Intelligence This deals with the ability to make distinctions in the natural world and the environment. Some students show a lot of interest in animals and nature.
Interpersonal Intelligence People may also show the ability to empathise with and understand others. This intelligence involves the use of social and good communication skills with others.
Intrapersonal Intelligence There is a focus on self-knowledge and self-control as well as being on one’s one and daydreaming. This intelligence deals with the ability to reflect, analyse, and contemplate problems independently.
Logical-Mathematical Intelligence This intelligence requires the ability to look for patterns, reason, and think in a logical manner. These people use few words to express broad ideas with sharp clarity.
Musical Intelligence This intelligence gives a person the ability to make and compose music, sing, and use rhythm to learn. It involves understanding and expressing oneself through music and rhythmic movements or dance, or composing, playing, or conducting music.
Spatial Intelligence Involves visual perception of the environment, the ability to create and manipulate mental images. They have a strong visual memory and are often artistically inclined.
Bodily-Kinaesthetic Intelligence This area has to do with movement and doing. In this category, people are generally adept at physical activities such as sports or dance and often prefer activities which involve movement. They often learn best by physically doing something, rather than reading or hearing about it.
Linguistic Intelligence They are also frequently skilled at explaining, teaching, and oration or persuasive speaking. It has to do with words, spoken or written. People with this intelligence display a facility with words and languages.
YOUR INTELLIGENCES Find in your handout the MI chart test Listen or read the following questions ACTIVITY 11
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I enjoy reading I have figured out how long it takes to get from home to work I appreciate the visual world It feels good to stretch I appreciate the beauty of nature I like music Linguistic Logical-Mathematical Spatial Naturalist Bodily-Kinaesthetic Musical
YOUR INTELLIGENCES People are interesting I am aware of others’ feelings I like to tap out rhythms when I am listening to music and/or singing in the shower I like word games, puns and rhymes Interpersonal Musical Interpersonal Linguistic
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I can analyse numbers quickly I can have fun alone I am interested in colours and shapes I enjoy sports or physical activities (running, dancing, martial arts) Logical-Mathematical Spatial Intrapersonal Bodily-Kinaesthetic
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I enjoy being close to nature (beach or mountains) I often spend time on my own thinking People always consult me when they have questions about flora or fauna Naturalist Intrapersonal Naturalist
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I love going to concerts I like to exercise moderately I am good at giving directions I am seen as a leader by many. I’m a teacher or manage others in my daily life. Musical Spatial Bodily-Kinaesthetic Interpersonal
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I enjoy communicating my ideas to others I am an accomplished musician and may like to compose I keep a journal that includes my inner thoughts I am an accomplished subject matter expert on certain aspects of the natural world Linguistic Intrapersonal Musical Naturalist
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I enjoy puzzles and solving problems I am interested in making friends and I enjoy meeting new people I am able to think in three dimensions I am interested in differentiating types of plants, animals or minerals. Logical- Mathematical Spatial Interpersonal Naturalist
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I am very interested in personal introspection I play and instrument and/or I am a vocalist I am an expert in a sport I am accustomed to writing, speaking and/or teaching on a regular basis Intrapersonal Bodily-Kinaesthetic Musical Linguistic
YOUR INTELLIGENCES I keep a journal I enjoy moving furniture around and changing things in my house I daily use statistical data and/or higher math I enjoy taking long walks Linguistic Logical-Mathematical Spatial Bodily-Kinaesthetic
YOUR INTELLIGENCES People come to me for advice I am totally committed to a “life of mind” Interpersonal Intrapersonal I never need a calculator when I go shopping Logical- Mathematical
Adapting Activities Easy and fast Students will be engaged at all times Classes will be more dynamic and enjoyable
Adapting Activities Answers on slips of paper Fill in the gaps Catering for: linguistic, logical, kinaesthetic, musical, spatial, interpersonal Involving more students
Adapting Activities Making sentences vanish Question making Catering for Different Intelligences More challenging and entertaining
Adapting Activities John lives in Manchester . He is twenty years old . He often goes to work by bus .
Adapting Activities Bring your own pictures to class Picture description
“ The key is to create a culture in your classroom that promotes learning for every student. When students have the ability to make choices about their learning, the chances of success are greatly improved.” THE KEY
FINAL ACTIVITY Match the phrases in bold in the song with its corresponding MI MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES IN ACTION