• You may have found that you have interest and strengths in several different areas.• Let’s describe each type of learner:
Body Smart• People who are gifted in this area generally enjoy sports, dance or other areas of physical fitness. They are often referred to as “active” because they love to move! They learn best through movement and hands on activities.
Careers for Body Smart People Physical Therapist
Careers for Body Smart People Professional athlete
Music Smart• People who are gifted in this area generally enjoy sports, dance or other areas of physical fitness. They are often referred to as “active” because they love to move! They learn best through movement and hands on activities.
Careers for Music Smart People Sound Technician
Word Smart• Word Smart people are often good at reading, writing, speaking, or a combination of the three. They may enjoy reading and written expression; find they are good at telling jokes and stories, or speaking in front of others. They may also have an interest in foreign languages.
Careers for Word Smart People Journalist/writer
Number/Reason Smart• People with talents in this area are generally good math students. They are good at solving problems and puzzles with numbers or logic. Some are excellent at computing numbers in their head, estimating, or making conversions. They may enjoy organizing, budgeting, or creating patterns.
Picture Smart• While you don’t have to be gifted in Picture Smarts to be called “creative,” this is the term that is most often associated with individuals talented in Spatial Intelligence. People with strengths in this area are likely good at following or creating maps, noticing patterns, or assembling projects and puzzles. “Artistic” or “crafty” people are also gifted in Spatial Intelligence.
Careers for Picture Smart People Graphic Artist
Picture Smart• People Smart refers to the skills required to develop relationships with others. Individuals gifted in this intelligence usually work very well on teams and are skilled at making people feel comfortable in their presence. They usually enjoy helping others and may be good at resolving conflicts among family members and friends. Some People Smart individuals are very social and outgoing, while others may be reserved and shy.
Self Smart• How well do you know yourself? If you are a reflective thinker, have a clear concept of your values and beliefs, or have a sense of spirituality or greater purpose, then you are probably very Self Smart. Because Self Smart individuals have a strong concept of what they want in life, they are likely to be very focused, self disciplined, and independent. This intelligence usually develops with age and maturity.
Careers for Self Smart People Entrepreneur/self- employed
Careers for Self Smart People Spiritual Leader
Nature Smart• “Nature Smart” people are inclined to be outdoors. They usually have a strong appreciation for the environment and respect for the beauty of nature. They typically are interested in plants, animals, or other natural resources and tend to choose activities such as hiking, camping, hunting, star gazing, swimming, and scuba diving as hobbies.