Multiple Intelligences Differentiated Learning. EDUC 4454 P/J Methods. The theory of Multiple Intelligences was developed by Dr. Howard Gardner. He suggests that intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited . Instead, he proposes eight different intelligences.
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Dr. Howard Gardner.
He suggests that intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far
Instead, he proposes eight different intelligences.
We focus most of their attention on linguistic and logical-mathematical intelligence.
We should place equal attention on individuals who show gifts in the other intelligences.
Unfortunately, many students who have these gifts don’t receive much reinforcement for them in school.
each person is born with all the intelligences
although each person may be born with a different capacity for a particular intelligence, each one can de modified
EACH INTELLIGENCE CAN BE TAUGHT
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the capacity to use language, to express what's on your mind and to understand other people
any person for whom language is an important part of their work uses linguistic intelligence
"Word Smart" students may enjoy
the ability to use inductive and deductive reasoning, solve abstract problems and understand the complex relationships of mathematical reasoning and the scientific process
the ability to manipulate numbers, quantities and operations, the way a mathematician does
“Math Smart" students may enjoy
the ability to represent the spatial world in your mind
the ability to see in pictures
"Art Smart" students may enjoy
the capacity to think in music
to be able to hear patterns, recognize them and perhaps manipulate them
"Music Smart" students may enjoy
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
“Body Smart" students may enjoy
the human ability to discriminate among living things (plants, animals)
a sensitivity to other features of the natural world (clouds, rock configurations)
“Nature Smart" students may enjoy
having an understanding of yourself
knowing who you are, what you can do, what you want to do, how you react to things, which things to avoid and which things to gravitate toward
"Self Smart" students may enjoy
a person's capacity to understand the intentions, motivations and desires of other people
the ability to work effectively with others
"People Smart" students may enjoy
As teachers, we must
provide opportunities for students to express
their knowledge of that content in numerous
Label each line with a different intelligence. Then start brainstorming ideas for teaching or learning that topic and write down ideas next to each intelligence.
Have fun! We can improve education by addressing the multiple intelligences of our students.