5Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences Criticized IQ testFocused on language, math/science skillsIntelligence:“an ability to solve a problem or fashion a product that is valued in at least one culture or community”Emphasized complexity of individual differences & abilitiesStudents learn most successfully when:When they are given opportunities to use their unique talents to process information
6It’s not how smart we are; It’s how we are smart.
7Intelligence Definition- aptitude (the ability to learn) Multiple Intelligences (explain how we learn)
8Visual/Spatial Thinks in 3-D Pictures in mind Great imagination Hand-eye relationshipDesign/color
9Visual/Spatial Occupations Famous People sailors sculptors/painters engineerspilotsdesignersarchitectssurgeonsFamous PeopleL. da VinciPicassoFrank Lloyd WrightBobby FischerI.M.PeiAuguste Rodin
28Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences Musical Intelligence:Naturalist Intelligence:conductor - composer - band member - choir directorcritic - dancer - disc jockey - figure skaterinstrumentalist - instrumental instructormusic critic - musical performer - music teachermusic therapist - professional performerrecording technician - rock group - singer - song writersound engineer - teacher - violinistbiologist - botanist - chef - environmentalistlandscape artist - navigator - park ranger - sailorveterinarian - weather tracking specialistzoo keeper - animal handler - anthropologist - astronomer
29Multiple Intelligences Questionnaire Recognizing your own learning style involves knowing how your own mind and distinctive talents affect the way you learn.A True Life Weapon!In what context do YOU learn and function to your fullest capacity with the greatest personal satisfaction?
30How are they “smart”? Michael Jordan? Wolfgang Mozart? Tiger Woods? Steve Irwin?