Multiple Intelligences Theory

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Multiple Intelligences  Theory Dr. Jennifer Briody St. Xavier University
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Howard Gardner Harvard-trained developmental psychologist Neuro-psychologist 1983 “Frames of Mind” School reform movement                                                
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“It’s not how smart you are,  it’s how you are smart!” Gardner, 1993
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Intelligence is… Ability to create an effective product or create  or offer a service that is valued Set of skills that facilitates problem solving  throughout life Potential for finding or creating solutions for  problems, which involves gathering new  knowledge
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Gardner believes… All humans possess all intelligences in  varying amounts
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Unformatted text preview: Each person has a different intellectual composition Education can be improved by addressing M.I. M.I. define the human species Types of M.I. Logical-Mathematical Linguistic Spatial Musical Bodily-kinesthetic Interpersonal Intrapersonal In the classroom Lesson design Student projects Assessments Apprenticeships Learning centers Personal work center Working together center Music center Art center Building center Reading center Benefits Understand intelligence more broadly can lead to acceptance and boost in self-esteem Opportunities for authentic learning activities and assessments Students become active learners, share their learning Parents and community can become involved...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course EDU 344 taught by Professor Jenniferbriody during the Spring '11 term at St. Xavier.

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