The Theory Of Multiple Intelligences Essay
Albert Einstein once said, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” In 1983, when Howard Gardner introduced the idea of multiple intelligences in his book titled, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, the consciousness of and acceptance that everyone learns and behaves in different ways was displayed. It is 2015, and I am now just learning Howard Gardner’s idea. That is, that, there is nine different intelligences. His idea proves that every person’s profile is different, just like our fingerprints. Gardner’s idea really intrigued me and made me very interested in finding out what my strongest intelligences are and how they make me, me. Because each person has an exclusive personality that no one else obtains, we all view and interact with the world in unique ways.
After taking the Learning Styles Test, I found that I am ninety-four percent interpersonal personality. My two nearest styles are intrapersonal and bodily-kinesthetic, both at seventy-five percent. According to Gardner, this means that I have a strong ability to interpret and deal with other people. It also tells me that I have an exceptional sense of understanding myself. I am able to know who I am, what I can do, what I want to do,
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