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.
- 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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