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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. Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences helps educators think differently about "IQ," and about what being "smart" means.
O NE OF THE MOST COMPELLING, yet controversial new approaches to education reform is Multiple Intelligences Theory, or MI. Conceived of by Howard Gardner of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Project Zero, MI first swept the worlds of education, cognitive science and developmental psychology in 1983 with the publication of Gardner's treatise, Frames of Mind . In the decade since Frames , the work of Dr. Gardner and MI theory has shaken educators with a most fundamental question: What is intelligence? What is the the traditional view of intelligence? How has this view impacted schools historically?
contents: introduction · howard gardner - a life · howard gardner on multiple intelligences · the appeal of multiple intelligences · are there additional intelligences?
How Technology Enhances Howard Gardner's Eight Intelligences Introduction by Dave Keefe for Contribution by Dee Dickinson
Multiple Intelligences The theory of multiple intelligences was developed in 1983 by Dr. Howard Gardner, professor of education at Harvard University. It suggests that the traditional notion of intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited. Instead, Dr. Gardner proposes eight different intelligences to account for a broader range of human potential in children and adults.
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Introduction Emotional Intelligence is the ability to understand other people and yourself. This test examines how well you are able to understand trends in peoples personalities. Procedure In this test you have to guess at real trends in real data. This test consists of forty five pairs of statements that a person could make. For each pair you must decide if they are directly related, where saying one would mean the person would probably be less likely to say the other.
What is Aptitude Assessment?
ERIC Identifier : ED328608 Publication Date : 1990-12-00 Author : Macklem, Gayle L. Source : ERIC Clearinghouse on Tests Measurement and Evaluation Washington DC., American Institutes for Research Washington DC. Measuring Aptitude.
For many people, money is not the only significant factor while choosing a career. Job satisfaction includes other essential factors as well. Today, more and more jobseekers are on the look out for job opportunities where they like the workplace, love doing their work and a place where their work earns them appreciation and recognition.
One of the myths of highly talented people is they can choose whatever personal and career paths they want, and realize their abilities without hindrance. It doesn’t exactly work that easily. In her Unwrapping the Gifted post “ Multipotentiality ,” K-12 gifted education specialist Tamara Fisher quotes Bryant (a pseudonym), a graduating senior who lists his possible future careers as “applied psychologist, scientific psychologist, college teacher, philosophy, mathematics, architect, engineer.” He says, “I find it difficult to choose between careers because I fear how large the choice is.
The Too Many Aptitudes Problem (Condensed from Danger: High Voltage ) Hank Pfeffer [Out of date contact information omitted.]