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Copy of Multiple Intelligence

Brief description of Howard Gardner´s Theory about intelligences


on 24 January 2013

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Are you good
at math? Are you good
at writing? Are you good
at drawing? Do you like to play
musical instruments? Are you good
at sports? Intelligence...What is it? ...The ability to understand, assimilate, and elaborate information and use it to choose the better options to solve problems. Myth: Intelligence is unitary, innate and unchangeable Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner says: "Intelligence is the capacity to solve problems or to elaborate valuable products in one or more cultures." Intelligence is not unitary, is a set of multiple intelligences, different and independent Intelligence is an ABILITY, so, it can be developed. Ability to use oral and written language to inform, communicate, persuade, entertain, and acquire knowledge. Linguistic or Verbal Allows: Learn languages
Use words correctly
Memorize and remember Poets
Speakers Feature: Logical-Mathematical Ability to understand and solve in an extraordinarily fast way logic and math problems (cause-effect relations, connections, and relationships). Allows: Perform complex operations
Scientific Thinking
Set relationships between different aspects. Feature: Scientists
Economists Allows: Feature: Artists
Sailers Ability to think and form mental models in dimensions. Sense reality
Make mental reproductions
Recognize objects in different circumstances.
Compare objects and relate colors, lines, forms, figures and spaces. Spatial Musical Person's ability to understand and convey emotions and ideas through composition and performance of music. Allows: Appreciate musical structures
Recognize, create or reproduce musical schemes. Feature: Singers
Musicians Bodily-Kinesthetic Allows: Ability to use our body to perform problem solving activities or tasks that can be physical or manipulation of objects Have a control over our body and mind
Use our body to express ideas and feelings
Excel at sports or performance Feature: Dancers
Models Intra-Personal Ability to self-awareness and our emotions as well as the aspirations, goals, ideas, preferences, strengths and our weaknesses. Allows: Autoevaluation
Establish goals
Be autodisciplined Feature: Gandhi Interpersonal Capacity that allows us to understand others Allows: Establish relationships
Empathy Feature: Sellers
Politicians Naturalist Ability to observe, study and interact with nature Allows: Recognize and classify all the variety of flora, fauna, rocks and minerals.
Adapt to different environments.
Express environmental awareness. Feature: Biologists
Geologists What type of
intelligence do I have? Most people have ALL the intelligences developed
in a certain way and at a particular level depending on: Biological Endowment
Interaction with the environment
Culture in which we live So the question
isn't "How intelligent
are you?" Key Points of Howard Gardner's Theory All human beings possess all nine intelligences in varying degrees.
Each individual has a different intelligence profile.
Education can be improved by assessment of students' intelligence profiles and designing activities accordingly. Each intelligence occupies a different area of the brain. The nine intelligences may operate in concert or independently from one another. These nine intelligences may define the human species. It's
"How are you
intelligent?" . Do you
consider yourself intelligent?
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