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  1. Howard Gardner’s:Multiple Intelligences Show Them How Smart You Are!

  2. What is Intelligence? Webster defines intelligence as: • Power of knowing • Understanding • Dealing with new situations. • Skill of reasoning.

  3. What is the theory of multiple intelligences? Howard Gardner’s theory proposes: • People are not born with all of the intelligence they will ever have. • Intelligence can be learned throughout life. • Everyone is intelligent in at least eight different ways . • Individuals develop each aspect of intelligence to an average level of competency.

  4. The 8 intelligences included in Gardner’s theory are: *Verbal/ Linguistic *Visual/ Spatial *Interpersonal *Musical/ Rhythmic *Logical/ Mathematical *Intrapersonal *Bodily/ Kinesthetic *Naturalist

  5. : Linguistic Intelligence(Word Smart) is the ability to use language to express what's on your mind and to understand other people. • Proper use of the structure of language • Knows and correctly uses rules of grammar • Enjoys reading, writing, and speaking • Has a large vocabulary • Has highly developed communication skills including writing, speaking, and story- telling • This person learns best by: Writing Talking Reading ~*Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence*~

  6. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence

  7. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence“Math Smart” Logical-mathematical intelligence is: use numbers effectively reason well see cause and effect identify a problem and solve it think by reasoning.

  8. Visual/Spatial Intelligence

  9. What is visual/spatial intelligence?“Art Smart” Spatial intelligence is the brain’s ability to process what we see. Although not very well-known, spatial intelligence is very important in the arts and in everyday life.

  10. Why is Visual/Spatial Intelligence Important? • Transfer a vision to a painting, sculpture, film. • Used daily to remember small, but important facts; like how to travel from your school to your house.

  11. Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence

  12. What is Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence?“Body Smart” It is expertise in using one’s whole body to express ideas and feelings. Examples: acting, dancing, sports, and using body language It is the ability to use one’s hands to produce or transform things. Examples: sculpting clay and hands-on learning

  13. Musical Intelligence

  14. What is Musical Intelligence?“Music Smart” If you are musically intelligent, you are able to…. Recognize Tell apart Change Express All kinds of musical forms

  15. Interpersonal Intelligence

  16. Interpersonal Intelligence“People Smart” • Understands other people • Socially aware • Interacts well with all types of people • Can read body language and social cues

  17. Intrapersonal Intelligence “Self Smart” “What is intrapersonal intelligence?” • Self-knowledge • Ability to act adaptively on the basis of that knowledge. • Having an accurate picture of oneself (one’s strengths and weaknesses) • Awareness of inner moods, intentions, motivations, temperaments, and desires • The capacity for self-discipline, self-understanding, and self-esteem. .

  18. What is a Naturalist?“Nature Smart” • Allows one to distinguish among classify, and use features of the environment. • The ability to discriminate among living things and to see patterns in the natural world.