Everyone possesses them • If things come easily to you, you are most likely using one of the intelligences that is well developed. • If you have difficulty mastering something, chances are you are wrestling with one of your less developed intelligences.
Look at Chapter Six • On pages 178 - 179, there is a multiple intelligences survey. • There are no right or wrong answers. • The results will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. • Beginning on page 181, you will find tips on how you can create a stronger study strategy using your identified strengths.
A new way of looking at yourself • Eight intelligences • Visual/spatial • Verbal/linguistic • Musical/rhythm • Logic/math • Body/kinesthetic • Interpersonal • Intrapersonal • Naturalistic
Visual or spatial intelligence • Picture smart • You think in pictures. • You know where things are in the house. • You love to create images and work with graphics, charts, pictures and maps.
Verbal or linguistic intelligence • Word smart • You communicate well through language. • You like to write. • You are a good speller. • You are great at telling stories. • You love to read books.
Musical or rhythm intelligence • Music smart • You love to sing, hum and whistle. • You comprehend music. • You respond to music immediately. • You perform music.
Logic or math intelligence • Number smart • You easily conceptualize and reason. • You use logic. • You have good problem-solving skills. • You enjoy math and science.
Body or kinesthetic intelligence • Body smart • You learn through body sensation. • You move around a lot. • You enjoy working with your hands. • You are graced with athletic ability.
Interpersonal intelligence • People smart • You love to communicate with other people. • You possess great leadership skills. • You have lots of friends. • You are involved in extracurricular activities.
Intrapersonal intelligence • Self-smart • You have a deep awareness of your own feelings. • You are reflective and require time to be alone. • You do not get involved with group activities.
Naturalistic intelligence • Environment smart • You have an interest in the environment and nature. • You easily recognize plants, animals, rocks, and cloud formations. • You may like hiking, camping, and fishing.
Turn to page 181 • Find your top three intelligences and discover what you can do to be a stronger student. • Write down the suggestions that appeal to you the most.