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1 Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences Sam and Elise

2 Background Three general categories – Visual – Auditory – Kinesthetic Theory of Multiple Intelligences – Developed by Howard Gardner in 1983 (7) and 1999 (2) – Expands of the three categories

3 Verbal-Linguistic Description – Written and spoken words – Interpretation and explanation via language – Good at understanding relationship between communication and meaning ox/project/mi/verbal/verbal.gif

4 Verbal-Linguistic Tasks and activities – Editing papers – Giving speeches – Listing pros and cons – Writing directions Careers Lawyers, teachers, historians, writers, TV and radio presenters content/uploads/2013/04/Becoming-a-Lawyer.jpg

5 Logical-Mathematical Description – Analyzing problems – Detecting patterns – Performing calculations – Scientific reasoning – Understanding cause and effect wzNHmUGeA19o_qdft1jXwkKnM4feR9bgscA2FtMSEb2ORME

6 Logical-Mathematical Tasks and activities – Create a process – Devising strategies – Mental math Careers Bankers, Engineers, Scientists, Statisticians behind.html content/uploads/2013/10/B7_albert_einstein.jpg

7 Musical Description – Awareness, appreciation and use of sound – Recognizing tone and rhythm – Understanding relationship between sound and feeling

8 Musical Tasks and activities – Teaching someone how to play an instrument – Partake in choir and/or band – Whistling – Composing music Careers Composer, Music Producer, Singer, Voice Coach, DJ tian_Bach.jpg content/uploads/2013/02/vanity2.jpg

9 Bodily Kinesthetic Description – Eye and body coordination – Manual dexterity – Physical agility and balance

10 Bodily Kinesthetic Tasks and Activities – Demonstrating a sports technique – Interpreting sign language – Riding a horse – Catching objects Careers Athletes, Dancers, Phy. Ed. Teachers, Nurses, Sign-language Interpreters day12_02_m8ghi7pd.jpg

11 Spatial-Visual Descriptions – Interpretation and creation of visual images, pictorial imagination and expression – Understands relationships between images and meanings and between space and effect

12 Spatial-Visual Tasks and activities – Designing a building – Interpreting a painting – Organize a storage room – Painting a landscape – Composing a photograph Careers Artists, Architects, Graphic Designers, Photographers, Sculptors Young_artist_023259_.jpg jpg

13 Interpersonal Description – Ability to relate to others – Interpretation of behavior and communications – Understands the relationship between people and their situations

14 Interpersonal Tasks and activities – Coach or council another person – Demonstrate feelings through body language – Interpret moods from facial expressions – Mentoring Careers Care givers, Coaches, Counselors, Teachers, Therapists, HR professional content/uploads/2010/06/building-therapists-benefiting-lives.jpg

15 Intrapersonal Description – One’s relationship to others and the world – Personal objectivity – The capability to understand oneself – One’s ability to react to change

16 Intrapersonal Tasks and activities – Aware of inner feelings – Ability to decide one’s own personal changes and how to achieve them Careers Researchers, Theorists, Philosophers cher_uses_pipettes.jpg/1249px-Researcher_uses_pipettes.jpg 46_qfyY4HO4/Ucnwh6I7fQI/AAAAAAAADC4/JhpswLAz97o/s1600/phil osopher+v2.jpg

17 Naturalist Description – Recognize relationship with natural world – Apply science theory to life

18 Naturalist Tasks and activities – Recognizing and categorizing plants, animals and other objects in nature Careers Scientist, Naturalist, Landscape Architect, Farmer, Zoologist, DNR content/uploads/2011/03/Farmer-in-field.jpg Description-and-Responsibilities-of-a-Zoologist.jpg

19 Existential Description – Reflective – Deep thinking – Capacity to tackle deep questions about human existence (What is the meaning of life? Why do we die? How do we get here?) pg

20 Existential Tasks and activities – Designing abstract theories – Understanding philosophical questions Careers Philosopher, Scientist, Theologian

21 MI and Adolescents Middle School and Junior High – Time where Adolescents start to discover what types of MI’s they have – Discovering personal identity and who/what they want to be when they grow up

22 Conclusion Nine different forms of intelligences All learn differently Need for Inclusion is huge! – Developing personal identity – Frame of mind constantly changing 56.martin/files/multiple_intel ligences_diagram

23 Sources “Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences” (2010). Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center. Northern Illinois University. ory_multiple_intelligences.pdf. Accessed on 5 January, “Multiple Intelligence (MI) – Howard Gardner.” Cortland University. Accessed on 5 January, 2014.


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