Presentation on theme: "When do you feel “smart”? Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner and Mr. Sherpinsky Council Rock School District."— Presentation transcript:
When do you feel “smart”?
Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner and Mr. Sherpinsky Council Rock School District
Howard Gardner Born July 11, 1943 Developmental Psychologist Harvard University Professor Theory of ‘Multiple Intelligences’ (1999)
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
It’s not how smart we are; It’s how we are smart.
Intelligence Definition- aptitude (the ability to learn) Multiple Intelligences (explain how we learn)
Visual/Spatial Thinks in 3-D Pictures in mind Great imagination Hand-eye relationship Design/color
Visual/Spatial Occupations sailors sculptors/painters engineers pilots designers architects surgeons Famous People L. da Vinci Picasso Frank Lloyd Wright Bobby Fischer I.M.Pei Auguste Rodin
Interpersonal Occupations Teacher Salespeople Social worker Counselor Doctor/Nurse Psychiatrist Famous People Mother Theresa Barbara Walters Mahatma Gandhi Jimmy Carter Larry King
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
Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences Interpersonal Intelligence: 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 Intrapersonal Intelligence : entrepreneur - consultant - counselor - creative writer guru - leadership trainer - philosopher - psychiatrist psychologist - psychotherapist - researcher - sage self employed people - spiritual counselor - therapist writer
Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences Linguistic Intelligence: 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 Logical-mathematical: 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
Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences Spatial Intelligence: 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 Bodily-kinesthetic: 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
Career Areas for Multiple Intelligences Musical 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 Naturalist Intelligence: biologist - botanist - chef - environmentalist landscape artist - navigator - park ranger - sailor veterinarian - weather tracking specialist zoo keeper - animal handler - anthropologist - astronomer
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?
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