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How Technology Enhances Howard Gardner's Eight Intelligences Introduction by Dave Keefe for Contribution by Dee Dickinson America Tomorrow has long supported the premise that all students can learn, and that a very appropriate use of technology is to help teachers and students understand the individual learning strengths of each student across the full spectrum of learning. Howard Gardner's 1983 publication of "Frames of Mind" provided the concept of Seven Types of Intelligence as a structure for exploring this spectrum.
What are the multiple intelligences? What do they have to do with technology? How can I incorporate these ideas into teaching and learning?
Being intelligent does not always mean that someone tests well -- a problem with which teachers and school administrators have struggled since the earliest days of organized education.