HEV 100 notes 6-14-07

HEV 100 notes 6-14-07 - Wednesday June 13, 2007...

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Wednesday June 13, 2007 INTELLIGENCE : ability to learn and understand or deal with new and trying situations LEARNING : a relatively permanent change in thought, memory, and/or behavior UNDERSTANDING : putting new knowledge or skills to use in later situations; combining new information with the previously known IQ (Intelligence Quotient): A number derived from a standardized test, by dividing a person’s mental age score by his/her chronological age, and multiplying by 100. Howard Gardner / Harvard: THEORY OF MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Each “normal” person has skills in each area, but finds some come easily, others with more challenge and work. Genetic differences seem identifiable early, persistent over time. Don’t need to know all of these: Defining characteristics: -brain specialization areas -universally observed -proteges in each area (precocious-early, vs. prodigious-high quantity) -cultural differences in approval -sensitive period for improvement GARDNER’S EIGHT INTELLIGENCES: 1. Linguistic (Language/English/Reading) 2. Logicomathematical (look for and focus on patterns/learn to count early/categorize and seriate/good with math and numbers) 3. Spatial-Visual (know direction/good with shapes and rotating images/good with visual – maps and directions) 4. Bodily Kinesthetic (Natural athlete/good at sports/understands how the body works/good at toilet training/very coordinated/good at knowing how much room they’re body takes up/good eye-hand coordination/important for surgeons, sewers) 5. Musical (Musical tones and patterns/learn better with music playing/know a song from the first tune played) 6. Naturalist ( sensual acuity/good with tasting herbs and seasoning in food/good with weather and barometer – know when it will storm/know things in nature – stars, rocks, trees/ 7. Interpersonal (know all the gossip, notice new things and new people, like to be
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HEV 100 taught by Professor Payne during the Summer '07 term at Central Mich..

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HEV 100 notes 6-14-07 - Wednesday June 13, 2007...

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