Multiple Intelligence in Children

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Children and their Smart Characteristics and Abilities

HMC ay 2013-2014, 1st sem
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  • abstract thought understanding, self-awareness, communication, reasoning, learning, having emotional knowledge, retaining, planning, and problem solving.
  • abstract thought understanding, self-awareness, communication, reasoning, learning, having emotional knowledge, retaining, planning, and problem solving.
  • Multiple Intelligence in Children

    1. 1. ay 2013-2014 1st Semester Trend s and Issues Prepared by: BEEd-ECE IV June 24, 2013
    2. 2. Self-awarenessis the ability to learn about, learn from, understand, and interact with one’s environment
    3. 3. Self-awareness
    4. 4. For learning to occur, focusing on the strengths and skills of the child gives the child motivation and opportunity to learn in the ways that the child learns BEST Children’s different strengths may influence how children make sense of the world.
    5. 5. There are several key points in the Multiple Intelligences theory that are worth mentioning. Some individuals possess higher levels of certain intelligences than others do but most importantly, most of us are highly intelligent in some, modestly intelligent in some and underdeveloped in the rest (Armstrong, 1994). every individual possesses all eight intelligences. Everyone has the capacity to learn or become better in a certain intelligence by instruction and encouragement (Armstrong, 1994). most people can develop each intelligence to a certain level of competency. intelligences usually work together in complex ways. They are always interacting with one another (Armstrong, 1994). there are many ways to be intelligent within each category. There is a great diversity of ways in which individuals can show us their intelligence within each intelligence (Armstrong, 1994).
    6. 6. Verbal-Linguistic “Word Smart” These are children with strong Verbal-Linguistic intelligence have a propensity to produce language and sensitivity to the nuances, order and rhythm of words. These students l ve to read, write and tell stories. They have good memories for names, places, dates and trivia. The writer/speaker
    7. 7. Some historical examples include Charlton HestonAbraham Lincoln US Vice President lawyer, politician T.S. Elliot publisher, playwright, litera ry and social critic and "one of the twentieth century's major poet” theatre and television actor political activist
    8. 8. Math- Logical “Number Smart” These children have the ability to reason deductively and can recognize and manipulate abstract patterns or relationships. They can easily solve simple problems, decipher and decode simple challenges, perform science experiments, participate in complicated board games or even take part in complex problem solving scenarios. The scientist
    9. 9. Some historical examples include Alexander Graham BellAlbert Einstein great physicist and mathematician Nicolae Tesla inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator
    10. 10. Visual/S patial “Picture Smart” These are children have the ability to create visual-spatial representations and can transfer them mentally or concretely. Students who exhibit this intelligence need a mental or physical "picture" to understand the information being presented. They like to draw and paint objects and figures. He or she may also like to design and solve complex pattern related problems. The Builder
    11. 11. Some historical examples include Bobby FischerFrank Lloyd Wright architect, interior designer, writer and educator Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmak er, ceramicist, and stage designer American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion
    12. 12. Musical“Music Smart” Children with strong Musical intelligence have great sensitivity to the rhythm of sounds (e.g. pitch, timbre, composition). They like to sig, hum, play, participate in musical events, play musical instruments and compose songs and lyrics. The Composer
    13. 13. Some historical examples include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ludwig van Beethoven German composer and pianist Johann Sebastian Bach German composer, organist, harpsi chordist, violist, and violinist prolific and influential composer of the Classical era
    14. 14. Bodily-Kinesthetic These children gravitate towards athletics; however, they also may use their bodies to solve problems, or convey ideas and emotions.The Athlete He or she is very versatile in acting, mimicking or even moving from one place to the other. They like to make a number of things and enjoy activities like sports, dancing and drama. They may be a quick learner as well. They are good at physical activities, have good hand-eye coordination and may have a tendency to move around a lot while expressing themselves. “Body Smart”
    15. 15. Some historical examples include Andre Agassi Michael Jordan professional basketball player, entrepreneur Tiger Woods American professional golfer American retired professional tennis player
    16. 16. Interper sonal “People Smart” These children work effectively in a group and understand and recognize the goals, motivations and intentions of others. Students with this intelligence thrive in cooperative, group work situations and are skilled at communicating, mediating and negotiating. They can easily mix and gel with others. The Peacemaker
    17. 17. Some historical examples include Ronald ReaganMohandas Gandhi preeminent leader of Indian nationalism Mother Theresa founder of the Missionaries of Charity 40th US president, radio, film and television actor
    18. 18. Intraper sonal “Me Smart” Children who are strong in the Intrapersonal intelligence have the ability to understand one's own emotions, goals and motivations. These students have good instincts about their strengths and abilities. With this intelligence, they may be very adept at socializing with other people. They may be too extrovert by showing a sense of friendliness to others. They may want to lead people and support other in the group. The Philosopher
    19. 19. Some historical examples include Sigmund Freud Eleanor Roosevelt "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements founding father of psychoanalysis
    20. 20. Naturali st “Nature Smart” This type of intelligence may make your child like working with living things like animals, pets, plants and other creatures. They may also like to be alone with the natural objects and things. This intelligence signifies that your child is nature smart and interested in world of plants, animals and enjoys learning more about them. The Earth-lover
    21. 21. Some historical examples include Charles Darwin John Muir naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness English naturalist
    22. 22. One little known part of MI theory suggests that each of the intelligences has its own developmental trajectory through the life span. Music seems to develop earlier than any of the intelligences. We see five year olds performing and composing music (like Mozart). Music also stays robust until late in life. Eubie Blake, Igor Stravinsky, and Leopold Stokowski were all still musically active well into their eighties.
    23. 23. One little known part of MI theory suggests that each of the intelligences has its own developmental trajectory through the life span. We don’t see five-year-olds creating their own mathematical theorems. We DO see teenagers creating unique systems of mathematical thought. Blaise Pascal was sixteen when he came up with some ideas that are still used today by mathematicians. It seems that the most creative time for mathematicians is in adolescence and early adulthood. It’s been said that if a person hasn’t made an original contribution to math by the age of forty, he or she never will. Logical-mathematical intelligence doesn’t develop as early as music but develops pretty early in the lifespan
    24. 24. One little known part of MI theory suggests that each of the intelligences has its own developmental trajectory through the life span. bodily-kinesthetic intelligence like Olympic-level gymnast may be over the hill at the age of eighteen If you’re in midlife and want to reach high levels of accomplishment, then consider linguistic, interpersonal, or intrapersonal intelligences.
    25. 25. Language Skills Linguistic 0-5 years 5 years to puberty Decrease with time Intelligences Wiring Window Enhancement Lifespan Thinking Skills L-M Linguistic Naturalist 0-48 Months 4 years to puberty Decrease over time Physical Skills BK Spatial 0-24 months 2 years to puberty Decrease over time Music Skills Musical 0-3 years 3 to 10 years Decrease with time Social Skills Interpersonal 0-48 months 4 years to puberty Increase with practice Emotional Skills Intrapersonal 0-48 months 4 years to puberty Increase with practice evelopmental TrajectorWindows of Opportunity
    26. 26. Albert Einstein was four years old before he could speak and seven before he could read. Beethoven's music teacher once said of him, "As a composer, he is hopeless" A newspap er editor fired Walt Disney because he had "no good ideas" Abraham Lincoln entered the Black Hawk War as a captain and came out as a private. Thomas Edison's teachers told him he was too stupid to learn anything. Louisa May Alcott was told by an editor that she would never write anything that had popular appeal. Misunderstood HistoricalFigures
    27. 27. Children are like crayons. No matter what color, what size, what shape, what condition or how old they may be, both are capable of beautiful things when given a loving hand to guide them. Happy teaching! :)
    28. 28. References: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/avai lable/etd-05032002- 161255/unrestricted/Sonia_Thesis. pdf http://wonderfulyearskindergarten. blogspot.com/2012/04/8-multiple- intelligences-in-children.html http://infant-ssy- program.blogspot.com/2008/09/un derstanding-gardners-multiple.html http://accessguide.doe.louisiana.go v/Literacy%20Library/Schiller%20M ultiple%20Intelligence%20in%20the %20Early%20Childhood%20Classroo m.pdf http://institute4learning.com/blog /2012/08/23/multiple- intelligences-and-human- development/

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