The Learning Renaissance

Muliple Intelligences

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I can hardly post about Learning Styles without referencing the work of Gardiner on Multiple Intelligences.

Nowadays an increasing number of researchers believe precisely the opposite; that there exists a multitude of intelligences, quite independent of each other; that each intelligence has its own strengths and constraints; that the mind is far from unencumbered at birth; and that it is unexpectedly difficult to teach things that go against early ‘naive’ theories of that challenge the natural lines of force within an intelligence and its matching domains.

Kristin Wong has posted a useful introduction to the topic here: The Nine Types of Intelligence Every Person Has | Lifehacker | Kristin Wong

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