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1 When do you feel “smart”?

2 Multiple Intelligences
Howard Gardner and Multiple Intelligences Mr. Sherpinsky Council Rock School District

3 Howard Gardner Born July 11, 1943 Developmental Psychologist
Harvard University Professor Theory of ‘Multiple Intelligences’ (1999)


5 Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Criticized IQ test Focused on language, math/science skills Intelligence: “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 & abilities Students learn most successfully when: When they are given opportunities to use their unique talents to process information

6 It’s not how smart we are;
It’s how we are smart.

7 Intelligence Definition- aptitude (the ability to learn)
Multiple Intelligences (explain how we learn)

8 Visual/Spatial Thinks in 3-D Pictures in mind Great imagination
Hand-eye relationship Design/color

9 Visual/Spatial Occupations Famous People sailors sculptors/painters
engineers pilots designers architects surgeons Famous People L. da Vinci Picasso Frank Lloyd Wright Bobby Fischer I.M.Pei Auguste Rodin

10 Logical/Mathematical
Reasons Analyzes Uses logic Uses numbers Problem-solving Sees patterns

11 Logical/Mathematical
Occupations Mathematician Scientist Accountant/Banker Inventor Detective Engineer Programmer Famous People Albert Einstein Stephan Hawking Agatha Christie Carl Sagan

12 Bodily/Kinesthetic Activity/motion Hands-on Experimental Manipulate
Participate Body language

13 Bodily/Kinesthetic Occupations Athlete Dancer/Actor Performer
Physical Therapist Coach Famous People Marcel Marceau Michael Jordan Babe Ruth Kristy Yamaguchi Jackie Joyner-Kersey

14 Naturalist Nature Classification Flora/Fauna Patterns Environment
Sorting Memory

15 Naturalist Occupations Famous People Biologist Charles Darwin
Zoologist Artists Environmentalist Landscaper Game warden Famous People Charles Darwin John Audubon Meriwether Lewis Carl Sagan

16 Verbal/Linguistic Reading/Writing Debate/Speech Word puzzles
Spelling/Vocab Languages Listening

17 Verbal/Linguistics Occupations Writer Speaker Actor Teachers Attorneys
Politicians Famous People Abraham Lincoln Jerry Seinfeld Martin L. King T.S. Eliot Hemingway

18 Musical/Rhythmic Singing Playing instruments Rhythms/beats Composing
Sound Pitch

19 Musical/Rhythmic Occupations Composers Conductors Singers DJ Producer
Musicians Famous People Henry Mancini Paul McCartney Mozart Luciano Pavarotti Igor Stravinsky Leonard Bernstein

20 Intrapersonal Self-reflection “Know Thyself” Journaling
Emotional Processing Concentration Focusing

21 Intrapersonal Occupations Famous People Socrates Emily Dickinson
Psychologist Researcher Elite Athlete Author Philosopher Explorer Famous People Socrates Emily Dickinson Sigmund Freud Marie Montessori Plato

22 Interpersonal Cooperative Groups Collaboration
Sensing/Intuiting others feelings Uses feedback Empathy

23 Interpersonal Occupations Teacher Salespeople Social worker Counselor
Doctor/Nurse Psychiatrist Famous People Mother Theresa Barbara Walters Mahatma Gandhi Jimmy Carter Larry King

24 Overview Verbal/Linguistic Logical/Mathematical Musical/Rhythmic
Naturalist Visual/Spatial Intrapersonal Interpersonal Bodily/Kinesthetic Word smart logic smart music smart classifying smart art smart self smart people smart body smart

25 Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences
Interpersonal Intelligence: Intrapersonal Intelligence: entrepreneur - consultant - counselor - creative writer guru - leadership trainer - philosopher - psychiatrist psychologist - psychotherapist - researcher - sage self employed people - spiritual counselor - therapist writer teacher - therapist - travel agent/counselor business person - chess player child care worker - clergyman - coach community organizer - consumer service advocate counselor - homemaker - mediator - nurse politician - probation officer - psychologist psychotherapist - public relation promoter - receptionist recreation assistant - religious leader - salesperson - waiter/waitress secretary

26 Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences
Linguistic Intelligence: Logical-mathematical: Lawyer- legal assistant - comedian - editor - historian interpreter - journalist - lawyer - librarian manager - novelist - orator - philosopher playright - poet - politician - proof reader psychotherapist - public speaker public relations person - reporter - sales people secretary - social scientist - story teller supervisor - talk show host - teacher technical writer - translator - writer accountant - bookkeeper - analyst - banker investment broker - lawyer/para-legal biologist - chemist - microbiologist - pharmacist - physician chess player - computer programmer economist - city planner engineer - financial service - inventor mathematician - mechanic/mechanical engineer - technologist programmer - records clerks - researcher scientist - statistician - tax accountant

27 Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences
Spatial Intelligence: Bodily-kinesthetic: photographer - graphic designer advertiser - architect - artist - builder - carpenter computer specialist - craftsperson - decorator - dentist draftsperson/drafting engineer - engineer fashion designer - film editor/director furniture restorer - geographer - geometrician industrial design - interior designer - inventor landscape architect/designer - makeup artist acrobat - dancer - aerobic teacher - coach physical education - athlete - ballet dancer actor - actress - drama coach jockey - rodeo rider - equestrian assembler - building trade person carpenter - choreographer - clown massage therapist - gymnast - pianist commercial artist - construction worker - craftsperson juggler - magician - manual laborer mechanic - mime - physical therapist sculptor - stunt people - surgeon - trainer - architect

28 Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences
Musical Intelligence: Naturalist Intelligence: conductor - composer - band member - choir director critic - dancer - disc jockey - figure skater instrumentalist - instrumental instructor music critic - musical performer - music teacher music therapist - professional performer recording technician - rock group - singer - song writer sound engineer - teacher - violinist biologist - botanist - chef - environmentalist landscape artist - navigator - park ranger - sailor veterinarian - weather tracking specialist zoo keeper - animal handler - anthropologist - astronomer

29 Multiple 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?

30 How are they “smart”? Michael Jordan? Wolfgang Mozart? Tiger Woods?
Steve Irwin?

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