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Multiple Intelligences

Learn more about Howard Gardner's groundbreaking theory and discover ways to use it in your classroom.

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Multiple Intelligences: What Does the Research Say?

Proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, the theory of multiple intelligences has revolutionized how we understand intelligence. Learn more about his theory and how multiple intelligences differ from learning styles.

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