Gardner opposes the idea of labeling learners to a specific intelligence. Gardner maintains that his theory of multiple intelligences should “empower learners”, not restrict them to one modality of learningAccording to Gardner, an intelligence is
“a biopsychological potential to process information that can be activated in a cultural setting to solve problems or create products that are of value in a culture.”
These are the 8 frames of mind.
The ability to think in words and to use language to express meaning
(authors, journalists, speakers).
The ability to carry out mathematical operations.
(scientists, engineers, accountants)
The ability to think three-dimensionally.
(architects, artists, sailors)
The ability to manipulate objects and be physically adept.
(surgeons, craftspeople, dancers, athletes)
A sensitivity to pitch, melody, rhythm, and tone .
The ability to understand oneself and effectively direct one’s life.
The ability to observe patterns in nature and understand natural and human made systems.
(Farmers ,botanists ,ecologists, landscapers).
The ability to understand oneself.
(Poets, philosophers, Teachers).
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