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Learners with the dominant intelligence shown in middle column respond to:

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about each intelligence

To maximise learning potential, provide opportunity to interact by:

Numbers - statistics - order - process - sequence - flow-charts - numeric and quantitative comparisons

LOGICAL intelligence
  • Measuring (size, distance, weight, time)

  • Estimating

  • Comparing

  • Experimenting

  • Keeping records

Mood music - dramatic music - sounds - songs - raps - natural sounds (birdsong, animals, etc.)

MUSICAL intelligence
  • Composing music

  • Writing songs and raps

  • Dancing

  • Mimicking sounds

Reflection - personalising - being involved as spectator - being involved as participant

INTRAPERSONAL intelligence
  • Visualising

  • Imagining

  • Predicting the future

Real items - models - touch - movement - physical interaction - dance - drama - taste - experience of environment (hot, cold, damp, dusty, etc.)

PHYSICAL intelligence
  • Touching and feeling

  • Making, using and adapting

  • Moving around

Words - sentences - statements - labels - printed words - auditory input - commentaries - stories - narrative - anecdotes - jokes

LINGUISTIC intelligence
  • Discussing

  • Expressing opinions

  • Asking questions

  • Contributing to the story-telling process

  • Telling their own stories

Working with others - discussion - group tasks

INTERPERSONAL intelligence
  • Working in pairs and teams

  • Discussing

  • Asking questions

  • Teaching others

Animals - birds - insects - plants - natural items (leaves, rocks, etc.)

NATURALIST intelligence
  • Inspecting detail

  • Noticing small differences

  • Putting objects into categories

  • Classifying objects

Real items - pictures - photographs - diagrams - charts - video - film - colour - light - position - models

VISUAL-SPATIAL intelligence
  • Searching, locating and pinpointing

  • Spotting differences

  • Noticing similarities

  • Drawing and sketching

  • Colouring

  • Making models

             

 

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