An analysis on styles of learning by howard gardner

This occurs in the planning stage and before selection of appropriate media. Develop people through their strengths and we not only stimulate their development - we also make them happy because everyone enjoys working in their strength areas - and we also grow their confidence and lift their belief because they see they are doing well, and they get told they are doing well too.

In the 20th century, two great theories have been put forward in an attempt to interpret human differences and to design educational models around these differences. Morgan's research indicated that differentiated instruction benefits all students, but must be presented by well-prepared, experience and knowledgeable teachers.

Instead, multiple intelligences represents different intellectual abilities. In Allix reported finding no empirical validating studies, and at that time Gardner and Connell conceded that there was "little hard evidence for MI theory"p.

Whatever you are teaching or learning, see how you might connect it with words linguistic intelligence numbers or logic logical-mathematical intelligence pictures spatial intelligence. They like reading, playing word games, making up poetry or stories. A person who is weak spatially and strong numerically, will be more likely to develop spatial ability if it is explained and developed by using numbers and logic, and not by asking them to pack a suitcase in front of an audience.

The theory and definitions have been critiqued by Perry D. They may study better with music in the background. Is this test scientifically validated or normed?. Visual media help students acquire concrete concepts, such as object identification, spatial relationship, or motor skills where words alone are inefficient.

Who could have expected that a reconsideration of the word intelligence would profoundly affect the way we see ourselves and our students? Each theory responds to the weaknesses of the other; together, they form an integrated picture of intelligence and difference.

The fact is that we are all intelligent in different ways.

Theory of multiple intelligences

It suggests that teachers be trained to present their lessons in a wide variety of ways using music, cooperative learning, art activities, role play, multimedia, field trips, inner reflection, and much more see Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, 4th ed.

Happy relaxed people learn more readily than unhappy stressful people. Those who speak of learning styles are searching for approaches that ought to characterize all contents p.

The VAK theory is a favourite of the accelerated learning community, and continues to feature - although not nearly as strongly as it should do - in the teaching and education of young people.

They arrange the information making it logical and accessible. They can be taught by encouraging them to say and see words, read books together. Their functioning both channels and influences the operation of the general processes. Sample "Kinesthetic" Vocations by Style Mastery The ability to use the body and tools to take effective action or to construct or repair.

Visual media help students acquire concrete concepts, such as object identification, spatial relationship, or motor skills where words alone are inefficient. Media should be selected which is best able to elicit these responses and the response frequency.

Motion depicts human performance so that learners can copy the movement. Our hunches will have to be revised many times in light of actual classroom experience. Definition of intelligence[ edit ] One major criticism of the theory is that it is ad hoc: As we understand learning styles, it becomes apparent why multimedia appeals to learners and why a mix of media is more effective.

In this context, humans are contrasted to social insects that indeed have a distributed "intelligence" of specialists, and such insects may spread to climates resembling that of their origin but the same species never adapt to a wide range of climates from tropical to temperate by building different types of nests and learning what is edible and what is poisonous.Aug 22,  · (research) Multiple intelligences vs.

Learning styles Lets learn more about Howard Gardner’s intelligence types: naturalistic, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, visual-spatial, logical-mathematical, and verbal-linguistic.

Multiple Intelligences. Howard Gardner of Harvard has identified seven distinct intelligences. This theory has emerged from recent cognitive research and "documents the extent to which students possess different kinds of minds and therefore learn, remember, perform, and understand in different ways," according to Gardner ().

Integrating Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

Learning-styles theory was endorsed by 93 percent of the public and 76 percent of educators. Data regarding other neuro myths (common misperceptions about learning or the brain) are shown in the. The theory of multiple intelligences was developed in 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. David Kolb published his learning styles model in from which he developed his learning style inventory.

Kolb's experiential learning theory works on two levels: a four stage cycle of learning and four separate learning styles.

Much of Kolb’s experiential learning theory is concerned with the learner’s internal cognitive processes. Howard Gardner, a graduate of Harvard University and a developmental psychologist, developed the theory of Multiple Intelligences in Gardner believes that intelligence, the way it has traditionally been understood (logically, as with I.Q.

tests), does not explain the wide variety of human abilities.

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