I Believe In Multiple Intelligences

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    Musical, Spatial and Interpersonal Intelligences

    I've been really interested in Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligence. It's more multi-faceted than IQ and I like that. I leaned about them in a music pedagogy class and I really think it is important understand these both in ourselves and in our students. I've adapted...
    moonlitReveries moonlitReveries
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    Touching Each Mind

    Thinking that a general definition of intelligence can encompass the wide variety of humans, and testing it by that basis is a mistake . Everyone has their different strengths and weaknesses , where one person may be a master at mathematics another can excel at linguistics and...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jun 29, 2010


    At first I was taught that the capacity to memorize was a token of intelligence. The school system was based on it. It still is enough to parrot to be seen as intelligent by many. Fortunately, when it really matters parroting is of little use. Intelligence is a complex cocktail...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Jun 29, 2010

    They Are Valid

    Which is why the idea of conformism irks me, whether it's as a country or as an employee at a corporation. People do not all think the same. They think differently, reason differently, and learn and understand differently, and any company or nation that doesn't accept and work...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2010

    As An Nf

    Under Keirsey's model, there are four types of intelligences: Tactical (SP's), Logistical (SJ's), Diplomatic (NF's), and Strategic (NT's). As an (E/I)NFP, my primary intelligence under this model would be diplomatic.
    Tummie Tummie
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 27, 2008
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