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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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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville

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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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MRI scans show that human abilities come in many combinations.

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Make a Sketch: The Importance of Art in Education

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At this California charter school, assessment comes in many forms.

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