Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory
Getting up and moving, not only helps retain their attention, but it also helps the students who are stronger in the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence. Bodily- Kinesthetic students usually excel in athletic activities and activities that let them move. Teachers can help strengthen this intelligence by building things, role-playing, or by using hands on activities.
During one of my lessons about saving money, my children sang me a song about nickels and quarters. This is a wonderful example of the students using the musical intelligence in the classroom. My teacher also keeps music playing in the background during class. During my years in school I can still remember rhymes and rhythms that were used to help me learn something. This idea that I am able to use my musical intelligence to learn, even though I cannot keep a beat or hear a tune, amazes me. These tools can help students remember something …show more content…
If a teacher implements this theory in the classroom the students will not only get a more personal education, but it can also provide more positivity and optimism in the idea that each student is unique and gifted in their own way. With my experience, the multiple intelligences used in the classroom have helped shape my students into stronger and more intelligent individuals. In the future, I hope to use Howard Gardner’s theory to provide a welcoming and stimulating educational