Howard Gardner

Theorist, Educator, Pioneer


Theory of multiple


was developed by Howard Gardner. Howard was born on July 11,1943 in Pennsylvania. Howard graduated from Harvard University in social relationship and studied under Erik Erikson. Howard gained his Ph.D. in developmental psychology at Harvard. From 1995 till today, Howard has focused much of his time and talents on the Good Work Project (Good Project).

Hoard received the MacArthur Prize Fellowship, University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education, William James Award, a fellowship from the John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Prince of Asturias Award in Social Science for his theory of multiple intelligence, and more.

Howard Gardner has written several books including Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences.

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Howard Gardner of The Multiple Intelligence Theory

What are the multiple intelligences?

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences focuses on eight


(musical, visual/spatial, verbal, logical, kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic). Students learn based on these


. Students may use multiple


to help support learning.