INTELLIGENCE LINGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE Ability to decode meaning and properly use words orally and in writing.
LOGICAL/MATHEMATICAL INTELLIGENCE Ability to use numbers and reason effectively.
VISUAL/SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE Ability to understand spatial and visual relationships. To become sensitive to physical aspects of matter such as shape, color, etc.
KINESTHESIC INTELLIGENCE Ability to use movement and gestures to express feelings, ideas and to interact using the whole body.
MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES – Howard Gardner EXAMPLES/CHARACTERISTICS Reading, writing, speaking, listening Rhymes, tongue twisters Creating stories Listening to stories, tales, radio Telling jokes Vocabulary activities Memorizing names, places, dates, etc. Debates Solving puzzles Writing (newspapers, le-mails, etc.) Inferring grammar rules through examples Word processors Word games All the activities proposed are for students to learn or Remember information acquire the linguistic code. Spelling
Analyze data (similarities and differences) Decoding/understand abstract symbols Classifying and sequencing items Cause-effect relations Mind / concept maps Using computer programs Problem solving activities
Gaps and fill in activities Describing processes (sequences) Calculating mathematical problems Jigsaw puzzles, chess, strategy games Scientific demonstrations Science thinking Calculations
Drawing Posters, painting, collages Interpreting mind maps, diagrams, charts, graphs, pictures labyrinths, differences, hidden pictures Finding differences Developing memory games
Art activities Watching movies, slides, videos and other visual presentations Picture exploitation Telescopes, microscopes Photography Optical illusions
Total Physical Response (TPR) activities Role plays and choreographies Manipulating objects (using pens, colors, play-Doh) Dancing
Miming Flexibility and speed Hands-on activities (clay and other materials)
INTERPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE Ability to understand and interact with other people, establishing rapport and empathy.
INTRAPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE Ability to reflect upon who you are and how you feel (own strengths, weaknesses, wishes and feelings) MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE Ability to sense music and rhythm
NATURALISTIC INTELLIGENCE Ability to recognize the world outside the classroom (flora, fauna, environment, people’s behavior, etc.)
Understand others’ feelings and personalities Group and pair work Giving advice Member of clubs and organizations Work activities Class discussions
Participating in contests Peer activities Listening to classmates Brainstorming Board games
Self-evaluation activities Writing a journal Reflective learning High self-esteem Inventories and checklists Self-teaching/programmed instruction
Independent work Talking about their personal information Expressing preferences and opinions Evaluating his/her performance (strengths and weaknesses) Working individually
Singing, tapping, clapping, practicing rhythms Intonation Identifying and differentiating sounds
Remembering song melodies Student-made instruments Chants and songs
Activities outside the classroom Class trips, camping activities, visits
Observing nature and life and community Doing campaigns to take care of nature
Adapted and created by Jorge E. Muñoz (M.A in Applied Linguistics) Take a test on: http://www.literacyworks.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html