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A presentation outlining Gardner's 8 Multiple Intelligences, and how students can identify their's and play to their learning strengths.

A presentation outlining Gardner's 8 Multiple Intelligences, and how students can identify their's and play to their learning strengths.



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    • Learning YOUR Way There's many ways to be intelligent..... By ReadWriteLearnWell
    • What does 'INTELLIGENCE' mean to you?
    • Is it somebody who wears glasses?
    • Is it the kid in your class who ALWAYS answers the questions...?
    • Maybe it's somebody who is VERY good with numbers...? http://www.flickr.com/photos/26604660@N08/3449993951
    • Perhaps you are not REALLY intelligent unless you become world-famous for what you do? Albert Einstein William Shakespeare Winston Churchill
    • And what was that IQ thing again???
    • The world's great thinkers have long given thought to the nature of intelligence.... “ I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.” Socrates, Greek Philosopher, 470-399 BC. “ It is wiser to find out than suppose...” Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910 “ Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” Dr Suess. “ The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Albert Einstein, 1879-1955.
    • But today we recognise that there are many different ways to be intelligent.
    • In fact, there are EIGHT .
    • That's right, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 AND 8!
    • Surprised, HUH?! VickiS, 2003. http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Vixs
    • So what sort of Super-smart capable bright brainy brilliant INTELLIGENT person are YOU?
    • Verbal-linguistic Learner
        • Do you like reading?
        • Writing stories?
        • Speaking?
        • Talking in front of people?
        • Telling jokes?
        • Arguing, debating and persuading others?
        • Reading poetry?
    • Then you should try....
        • Taking notes while you listen
        • Reading aloud to others
        • Making written summaries of class notes
        • Get information by reading, rather than viewing or listening
        • Use a dictionary and thesaurus
    • Logical-mathematical learner
        • Do you enjoy Maths and Science?
        • Playing computer games?
        • Playing games and puzzles that test your logic?
        • Graphs and diagrams always make sense to you?
        • Researching facts and figures?
        • Estimating?
        • Measuring?
        • Predicting, analysing, calculating and assessing?
    • Then take advantage of this by....
        • When reading, predict what will happen next
        • Use mind maps to summarise notes and readings
        • Write your notes using bullet points, rather than sentences.
    • Visual-spatial learner
        • Do you like art and creative activities?
        • Drawing and painting?
        • Making models?
        • Taking photos?
        • Designing?
        • Dreaming and using your imagination?
      Then you should...
        • Illustrate your ideas and readings
        • Visualise spelling and other vocabulary
        • Organise your notes by colour-coding
        • Use images to stimulate creative ideas
    • Bodily-kinesthetic learner
        • Do you like sports and hands-on activities?
        • Acting?
        • Dancing?
        • Modelling?
        • Role playing?
        • Performing?
        • Plan writing tasks while going for a walk
        • Place post-its around your room or house as summaries
        • and walk around to read each one
        • Use role plays to explore ideas
        • Teach others
    • Musical-rhythmic learner
        • Do you like listening to music?
        • Making music?
        • Writing song lyrics?
        • Humming?
        • Playing a musical instrument?
        • Tapping, clapping or dancing?
        • Making jingles or songs out of your study notes
        • Listen to music while you study
    • Interpersonal-social learner
        • Do you enjoy working with others?
        • Sharing ideas?
        • Discussion?
        • Co-ordinating team work?
        • Organising?
        • Sharing and empathising with others?
        • Have good social skills?
      Take advantage of this learning style by:
        • Work with a study partner:
          • Use social media to form study groups
          • Contribute to and participate in relevant online discussion boards
          • Offer to quiz friends to help them with their study
    • Intrapersonal intuitive learner
        • Do you prefer to work on your own?
        • Like to spend time thinking and reflecting?
        • Setting goals and working towards them?
        • Enjoy writing personal stories including:
          • Memoirs
          • Anecdotes
          • Diaries
          • Journals?
      Then, make your learning more efficient by:
        • Brainstorm writing and other tasks
        • Keep a journal
        • Allow time for reflection – avoid last minute deadlines
        • Use the '4 W's and H' approach to thinking more deeply,
          • What
          • Where
          • When
          • Why
          • How
    • Naturalist Learners
        • Do you enjoy caring for plants and animals?
        • Being outside?
        • Camping?
        • Gardening?
        • Excursions?
        • Observing?
        • Collecting?
      Think about....
        • Using outdoor breaks to think tasks through
    • Want some more good news?
    • You can be more than ONE type of learning style? In fact, you will most likely have strengths in more than one of these areas.
    • I thought you'd be pleased about that! Gloria Garcia, 2008, . http://www.flickr.com/photos/fl4y/2595102213/
    • So now it is up to you.... YOU are a smart, capable person, who is most definitely INTELLIGENT! Play to your strengths; be proud of who YOU are. Use YOUR preferred learning style to achieve success in school!
    • References :
        • Pirozzo, R. Improving Thinking in the Classroom , Harker Brownlow Education, 2005.
        • Literacy Works website, http://literacyworks.org/lw/home.html?flash , March 2011.
        • http://www.clker.com/
        • Public Domain Clip Art, http://www.pdclipart.org/
        • Webweavers Free Clip Art, http://www.webweaver.nu/clipart/
        • http://www.flickr.com/
        • Stock.XCHNG, http://www.sxc.hu/