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What is Intelligence? Intelligence is:  The ability to solve real – life problems  The ability to find and create problems  The ability to offer a.

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2 What is Intelligence?

3 Intelligence is:  The ability to solve real – life problems  The ability to find and create problems  The ability to offer a product or service that is valued in at least one culture Howard Gardner

4 What is Success?

5 To date there have been 8 different Intelligences discovered and proven. Each of us do possess all 8 of these Intelligences, but in different degrees These Intelligences can work with each other or independently. Everyone will have different weaknesses and strengths. Intelligence:

6 Everyone will have different weaknesses and strengths We often prefer to work only with the areas we feel we excel in. However, by doing this we are only increasing the gap between our strengths and weaknesses. We can increase our weaker areas of Intelligence by continual work with them. Therefore, it is extremely important to keep trying, even though we feel we are not the best at it.

7 The only way to get better is by sticking with work we find difficult. This will eventually expand our intelligence and allow the work to become easier, making us feel better about ourselves. When you become frustrated, think about your strong points!!

8 “Aim for the Stars, Settle for the Earth”

9 Linguistic Learner “The Word Player” Likes to: Read Write Tell stories

10 Linguistic Learner “The Word Player” Is Good at: Memorizing names, places, dates and trivia

11 Linguistic Learner “The Word Player” Learns best by: Saying, hearing and seeing words

12 Who are Linguistic Learners? Authors, Journalists, Secretaries, Public Speakers, Poets, hosts/commentators, broadcasters

13 Logical / Mathematical Learner “The Questioner” Likes to: Do experiments Figure things out Work with numbers Ask questions Explore patterns and relationships

14 Logical / Mathematical Learner “The Questioner” Is Good at: Math Reasoning Logic Problem solving

15 Logical / Mathematical Learner “The Questioner” Learns best by: Categorizing Classifying Working with abstract patterns / relationships

16 Who are Logical / Mathematical Learners? Scientists / Detectives Cashiers Bankers / Accountants Mathematicians Chefs / Bakers Engineers Pharmacists / Doctors

17 Spatial Learner “The Visualizer” Likes to: Draw, build, design and create things Daydream Look at pictures / slides Watch movies Play with machines

18 Spatial Learner “The Visualizer” Is Good at: Imagining things Sensing changes Mazes / puzzles Reading maps, charts

19 Spatial Learner “The Visualizer” Learns Best by: Visualizing Dreaming Using the mind’s eye working with colors / pictures

20 Who are Spatial Learners? Artists / Graphic Artists, designers Designers / Sculptures Illustrators Engineers Movie Directors Pilots Architects Construction workers

21 Musical Learner “The music lover” Likes to: Sing, hum tunes Listen to music Play an Instrument Respond to music

22 Musical Learner “The music lover” Is Good at: Picking up Sounds Remembering melodies Noticing pitches / rhythms Keeping time

23 Musical Learner “The music lover” Learns best by: Rhythm Melody Music

24 Who are Musical Learners? Singers Sound Technicians Musicians Skilled listeners Composers Music Critics

25 Bodily / Kinesthetic “The mover” Likes to: Move around Touch and talk Use body language

26 Bodily / Kinesthetic “The mover” Is Good at: Physical activities (sports, dance, acting) Crafts

27 Bodily / Kinesthetic “The mover” Learns Best by: Touching Moving Interacting with space Processing knowledge through bodily sensations

28 Who are Bodily / Kinesthetic Learners? Dancers Athletes / Athletic teachers Actors Surgeons Jewelers Mime / animal trainers

29 Interpersonal Learner “The Socializer” Likes to: Have lots of friends Talk to people Join groups

30 Interpersonal Learner “The Socializer” Is Good at: Understanding people Leading others organizing Communicating Manipulating Mediating conflicts

31 Interpersonal Learner “The Socializer” Learns Best by: Sharing Comparing Relating Cooperating Interviewing

32 Who are Interpersonal Learners? Skillful leaders Teachers Councilors / Therapists Politicians

33 Intrapersonal Learner “The Individual” Likes to: Work alone Pursue own interests

34 Intrapersonal Learner “The Individual” Is Good at: Understanding self Focusing inward on feelings / dreams Following instincts Pursuing interests / goals Being original

35 Intrapersonal Learner “The Individual” Learns Best by: Working alone Individualized projects Self-paced instruction Having own space

36 Who are Intrapersonal Learners? Golf players Lawyers Psychiatrist Philosophers Artist

37 Naturalist Learner “The Environmentalist” Likes to: Be outdoors Explore Understanding of how nature relates to each other Help the environment

38 Naturalist Learner “The Environmentalist” Is Good at: Understanding how systems work in Nature Good understanding of habitats, classifications, Diversity of life etc. Understanding how the world outside us works (Water systems, geology etc.)

39 Naturalist Learners are: National Geographic researchers Zoo Keepers Paleontologists Geologists Outdoor Guides

40 Naturalist Learner “The Environmentalist” Learns Best by: Hands on activities

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