Howard Earl Gardner
Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Studied at Harvard Collage from 1961-1965, then proceeding his education at Harvard University from 1966-1971. He earned a few awards such as MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences. (US & Canada). Among that he has also written 15 books in his lifetime.
- Visual/Spatial - Involves visual perception of the environment, the ability to create and manipulate mental images, and the orientation of the body in space.
- Verbal/Linguistic - Involves reading, writing, speaking, and conversing in one's own or foreign languages.
- Logical/Mathematical - Involves number and computing skills, recognizing patterns and relationships, timeliness and order, and the ability to solve different kinds of problems through logic.
- Bodily/Kinesthetic - Involves physical coordination and dexterity, using fine and gross motor skills, and expressing oneself or learning through physical activities.
- Musical - Involves understanding and expressing oneself through music and rhythmic movements or dance, or composing, playing, or conducting music.
- Interpersonal - Involves understanding how to communicate with and understand other people and how to work collaboratively.
- Intrapersonal - Involves understanding one's inner world of emotions and thoughts, and growing in the ability to control them and work with them consciously.
- Naturalist - Involves understanding the natural world of plants and animals, noticing their characteristics, and categorizing them; it generally involves keen observation and the ability to classify other things as well.
-You could show your child how to do things as their growing up.
-Listening to educational CD's.
-Have your child learn how to play an instrument.
-Your child may start to notice different moods and being able to respond to them in the appropriate way.