I came across the following article that was very helpful in understanding Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Theory. The article was used in a graduate class offered by JonLJenMarc.
How do I apply multiple intelligences (M.I.) theory in my classroom? (From the Website 13.) This is a great little article about Multiple Intelligences that was shared with me in a graduate class offered by JonLJenMarc.
The article:

  • Lists the multiple intelligences.
  • Provides examples of how to incorporate the intelligence into the subject matter.
  • Illustrates examples of ways students can demonstrate understanding.

The article also gives examples of activities that incorporate more than one intelligence.
Below is the list of activities and intelligences incorporated.

  • Group discussion – Verbal-Linguistic; Interpersonal
  • Journal writing – Intrapersonal; Verbal/Linguistic
  • Choreography – Musical-Rhythmic; Verbal-Linguistic; Interpersonal
  • Constructing timelines – Logical-Mathematical; Visual-Spatial
  • Putting on a play – Musical-Rhythmic; Verbal/Linguistic; Interpersonal; Visual-Spatial
  • Making a video – Logical-Mathematical, Musical-Rhythmic; Verbal/Linguistic; Interpersonal; Visual-Spatial
  • Writing a report or essay – Verbal-Linguistic
  • Making graphs – Logical-Mathematical; Visual-Spatial
  • Designing posters – Verbal-Linguistic, Visual-Spatial
  • Communicating with peers or experts online – Verbal-Linguistic; Interpersonal
  • Hands-on experimentation – Kinesthetic; Logical/Mathematical
  • Composing a song – Musical/Rhythmic; Verbal-Linguistic
  • Building a model or 3-D displays – Kinesthetic; Logical-Mathematical

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