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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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Big Thinkers: Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences

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How Learning Profiles Can Strengthen Your Teaching

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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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Redefining Smart: Multiple Intelligences

Edutopia reports on the resurgent relevance of Howard Gardner's ground-breaking theory, which changed the game for students and teachers.

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Scientists and Artists Type Their Intelligence

Noted intellectuals make it clear that great minds rarely think alike.

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The Challenge of Creating Community: First Steps

How to begin to make your school a communal environment.

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Into the Outdoors: Curing Nature Deficit Disorder

Helping students develop their nature quotient provides a valuable pathway for developing the other intelligences.

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Make a Sketch: The Importance of Art in Education

Sometimes, drawing beats drilling when it comes to learning.

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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...

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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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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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Brain Imagery Probes the Idea of Diverse Intelligences

MRI scans show that human abilities come in many combinations.

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Geoff Davis: Multiple Intelligences, Projects, and Assessment

Geoff Davis, a geography teacher at Key Learning Community in Indianapolis, describes the school's approach to projects and assessment.

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Make a Sketch: The Importance of Art in Education

Sometimes, drawing beats drilling when it comes to learning.

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Feedback: Multiple-Intelligences Categories Bolster Less Successful Students

Thanks to classroom application of Howard Gardner's theory, kids with learning problems learn to their strengths.

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Scientists and Artists Type Their Intelligence

Noted intellectuals make it clear that great minds rarely think alike.

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