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    Howard Gardner Bibliography Howard Gardner was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1943. Hi parents migrated from Nurnberg, Germany in 1938 with their three year old son named Eric. First born child Eric was killed in a sleighing accident, Eric death did not affect Howard’s childhood upon his thinking and development. After, this accident Howard’s parents try to focus more in the creative and intellectual activities while the risky physical activities were limited. While growing up Howard started to discover the family’s secret history, Jewish descendant, and he started to recognized that he was different from his parent and peers. Parents described Howard as “a studious child who gained much pleasure from playing the piano”. Howard’s parents…

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    Howard Gardner had a theory of multiple intelligences, and it has been extremely influential in the understanding of education. His claim is that there are multiple "frames of mind" varying from logical, to musical. These frames are the different ways of thinking about the world, and they are each very individual of each other. According to Howard, individuals vary in the type of intelligence in which they excel. In this essay I will discuss three different ways of thinking, along with examples…

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    counseling would be a perfect job. Ordinarily, social learners love team events, such as football or basketball. Furthermore, they prefer playing games that involve others. Last but not least, there are solitary learners. Solitary learners, just as the name implies, prefer to work alone in a solitary, quiet zone. They like self-help books, journaling, solving problems independently, even if it takes a long time, and like to make plans and set goals. When it comes to vacationing, the…

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    if the child got a signature from the parent saying that they read, you reward them by putting a sticker in their log book. The next day the child comes back with another story read and earns themselves another sticker for their book. Another example of this theory is that when the children complete all of the morning work assigned to them, and also pay attention to the daily sentence, sing the word song, and say the pledge of allegiance, they earn a skittle from the teacher. If they are not…

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    Pink’s theory also relates to other motivation theories such as Abraham Maslow’s theory of “Hierarchy of Needs”. This “Hierarchy of Needs” is a pyramid broken up into eight levels. Maslow explains that to reach a certain level in the pyramid, all levels below it must be satisfied. If at any time a level becomes deficient, then “the individual will act to remove the deficiency”. Also, those eight levels are gathered together into three separate groupings. These three groupings show numerous…

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    A belief that each individual possesses seven distinct and measureable forms of intelligences is a theory called multiple intelligence. Howard Gardner is credited with sharing this theory with the world, but let’s examine the life of Howard Gardner. First, let’s mention that Howard Gardner is a developmental psychologist who was born on July 11, 1943 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Although his initial plan was to study law, he was inspired by the work of Jean Piaget to study developmental…

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    Gardner (1983) suggests the existence of eight relatively autonomous, but interdependent, intelligences rather than just one single construct of intelligence. In Gardner's (1983) point of view, intelligence is a combination of different abilities; he defines intelligence as “the ability to solve problems or fashion products that are of consequence in a particular cultural setting or community” (Gardner 1993, p.15). Accordingly, he classified human intelligence into linguistic,…

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    comprises seven components, namely a musical, bodily-kinaesthetic, logical-mathematical, linguistic, spatial, interpersonal, and intrapersonal component. Gardner (1997:35) further refers to the traditional psychometric view of intelligence as outdated. He states that from multiple, converging lines there is evidence to propose that human beings have evolved as a species to possess at least seven distinct forms of intelligence - defined as the ability to solve problems or fashion products that…

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    Howard Gardner was a professor of cognition and education at Harvard School of Education. Gardner was a very influential individual of his time, very knowledgeable when it came to the Cognitive and Education topics. Gardner wrote many great books and was part of many very important education projects throughout his career. On this paper we will be analyzing and providing specific examples on the “star wars script” which Gardner writes about during one of his cognitive studies. Gardner writes…

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    What makes a person smart? Are there only two ends of the spectrum, smart and dumb? Howard Gardner believed this was not the case with his theory of multiple intelligences. A theory developed that different students had different types of minds, so therefore they will learn, remember, perform, and understand knowledge in their own different way. Gardner theorized that there were seven different areas of skills that a person can have in different amounts. With this theory he “developed a theory…

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