• Dr. Howard Gardner, was a
psychologist and professor of
neuroscience from Harvard
University, who developed
the theory of Multiple
Intelligences (MI) in 1983.
The theory challenged
traditional beliefs in the
fields of education and
The ability to create an effective product or offer a
service that is valued in a culture.
A set of skills that make it possible for a person to solve
problems in life
The potential for finding or creating solutions for
problems, which involves gathering new knowledge.
• Kinesthetic is one of the types of intelligences.
It can be described as the action that occurs
as students/people do physical activities.
It involves the body movement
control, manual dexterity, physical agility and
balance; eye and body
coordination, touching, feeling, holding, doing
, practical hands-on experiences.
Kinesthetic learners were sometimes called "hyperactive" as
They usually do well as performers: athletes, actors, or dancers.
Kinesthetic learners work well with their hands. They can do
activities such as sculpting, art, or working with different tools.
Kinesthetic learners are well coordinated and have a strong sense
of body movement.
• Bring a rubber band to
class and wrap and unwrap
it around your hand.
• When studying, bounce a
tennis ball against the wall
or floor when you're
• Underline, highlight or
make notes while you read.
• Bounce a leg up and down
to release some of the
SOME OF CHARACTERISTICS
• Move around a lot
• Like to touch people
they’re talking to
• Tap their pencil or foot
while doing homework
• Are considered hyperactive
• Move their hands when they talk
• Lie on the floor or bed
Great hand-eye coordination
Good at sports
Like to solve problems by physically working
• Like to try new things
• Are coordinated and agile
• The Physical (Bodily-Kinesthetic) Learning