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A powerpoint describing Gardner's 8 types of intelligence

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  1. 1. “its not how smart you are, it’s how you are smart”<br />By: Chelsia Bates<br />
  2. 2. Intelligence: the basics<br />Dr. Gardner discovered the eight different types of intelligence<br />Intelligence refers to how we are wired<br />Thinking refers to how we use our intelligence<br />People can be intelligent but have poor thinking skills<br />
  3. 3. Linguistic Intelligence“word smart”<br />Definition: capacity to use language, your native language, and perhaps other languages, to express what's on your mind and to understand other people <br />Linguistic Intelligence traits: like to read, like to write, like to listen, good at spelling, good memory for general knowledge. <br />
  4. 4. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence“number/reasoning smart”<br />Definition: the capacity to reason, calculate, recognize patterns and handle logical thinking. <br />Logical-mathematical Intelligence traits:  likes to count, likes to be organized, good at problem solving.<br />
  5. 5. Spatial Intelligence“picture smart”<br />Definition: intelligence refers to the ancient hunter-gatherer ability to represent the outer world internally in your mind. It gives you the ability to know where you are in space. <br />Traits: likes art, drawing, sculpting, painting, good at reading maps, thinks in pictures, can visualize or imagine vividly.<br />
  6. 6. Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence“body smart”<br />Definition: the capacity to use your whole body or parts of your body: (your hands, your fingers, your arms), to solve a problem, make something, or put on some kind of production.<br /> Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence traits: good sense of balance, good sense of rhythm, is graceful in movements, good hand-eye coordination, can communicate ideas through gesture.<br />
  7. 7. Musical Intelligence“music smart”<br />Definition: The ability to compose songs and music, sing and play instruments and appreciate all kinds of music. Also having a strong sense of universal harmony and awareness of patterns in life. <br />Musical Intelligence traits: sensitive to sound patterns, has a good sense of pitch and rhythm, aware of complex structure of musical notes.<br />
  8. 8. Interpersonal Intelligence“people smart”<br /> Definition: the ability to work well with other people, to understand and 'get' them, to be aware of their motivations, their goals, their stated and unstated intentions. It's about being a 'people person' able to empathize with others.<br />Interpersonal Intelligence traits: good at negotiating, enjoys company, gets on well with others, likes team work, sensitive to the feelings of others.<br />
  9. 9. Intrapersonal Intelligence“self smart”<br />Definition: the ability to access, understand and communicate one's own inner feelings. <br />Intrapersonal Intelligence traits: self-knowledge, deeply aware of one’s own feelings, good at following instincts, self motivated.<br />
  10. 10. Naturalist Intelligence“nature smart”<br />Definition:  the ability to see patterns in nature and work in natural environment with livestock, wildlife, plants etc.<br />Naturalist Intelligence traits: feels at their best in nature, sensitive to ecology, sensitive to environmental and animal abuse. <br />
  11. 11. Conclusion<br />Each person has every one of these intelligences<br />People are stronger in some intelligences and weaker in others<br />The idea of standard “intelligence” does not sufficiently encompass the different abilities that humans have<br />