Reflection Of Howard Gardner's Theory Of Multiple Intelligences

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INTRODUCTION A proverb says, “the most valuable skill or talent that you could ever develop is that of directing your thoughts towards what you want.” Howard Gardner, who is a professor, released a document that outline his theory of multiple intelligences where he strongly believed that everyone has different intelligences. His theory of multiple intelligences challenges the idea of a single IQ, where human beings have one central computer where intelligence cannot be changed, and can only be measured by a psychologist. At first, Howard Gardner listed only seven intelligences which is verbal, mathematical, musical, bodily kinesthetic, spatial, interpersonal and intrapersonal. However, he later added the eight skills which is naturalist intelligence. Howard Gardner stated that people are more attuned to certain intelligence than others. This, is because we can exceed at any intelligence we choose after a long process of learning. MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE TEST RESULTS After…show more content…
Teachers with an intrapersonal intelligence should think about their student self-awareness, motivations and emotional intelligence. The intrapersonal classroom activities which I can conduct includes a one-minute reflection period where I will give my students time to reflect on the topic that they have studied that day. In addition to this, I can also conduct a goal setting session where I will inform my students to set realistic goals by guiding them to establish both short-term and long-term goals. By doing this, my students will be able to relate to academic outcomes when describing their goals through words or pictures. As a future teacher, I can tell my students to write a journal entry on their weekly test about how they feel, describe one of their personal values or to describe their qualities which they possess which will help them to successfully complete their life
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