Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Helding, Lynn
November 2009
Journal of Singing;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p193
Academic Journal
The article discusses the concept of the Theory of Multiple Intelligence (MI) developed by Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner. It describes MI Theory asa a significant challenge to the worth of educational principles and standard. An overview of this theory which promotes the perception to both general and performance art education is offered. It also presents the three components of the theory, as well as the most basic definition of intelligence. A brief definition on each of Gardner's original intelligences which include Linguistic Intelligence, Spatial Intelligence and Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence is also provided.


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