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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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An Educator's Journey Toward Multiple Intelligences

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Big Thinkers: Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences

Edutopia revisits its 1997 interview with the Harvard University professor about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment.

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Multiple Intelligences Leave No Child Behind

Edutopia revisits Indianapolis's Key Learning Community to see how things have changed since our first look in 2001.

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An Interview with the Father of Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner reflects on his once-radical theory.

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Elementary School Kids Show Their Multiple Intelligences

At this Georgia school, Howard Gardner's theory thrives -- and so do students.

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Brain Imagery Probes the Idea of Diverse Intelligences

MRI scans show that human abilities come in many combinations.

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How to Address Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

Tips and resources for putting MI theory into practice.

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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville
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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville

At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart.

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Cultivating Multiple Intelligences at the Key Learning Community
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Cultivating Multiple Intelligences at the Key Learning Community

With a curriculum based upon Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, this K-12 Indianapolis school emphasizes exploration and deep understanding over rote memorization. Students are highly engaged and present portfolios of their work every year.

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An Educator's Journey Toward Multiple Intelligences

One teacher discovers a powerful alternative to education narrowly focused on high-stakes testing.

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Motivation: The Overlooked Sixth Component of Reading

Motivate reluctant readers by engaging them with the three critical elements of healthy child and youth development: connection, contribution, and competence.

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An Interview with the Father of Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner reflects on his once-radical theory.

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Schools Embrace the Diversity of Student Skills

Schools around the country invest in the diversity of ability. Here's a look at how some tap into a wide variety of student smarts.

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4 Paths to Engaging Authentic Purpose and Audience

Give students a face for their audience and let them find the passion in their message through problem solving, advocacy, raising awareness, or publication.

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