Howard Gardner - Multiple Intelligences and Frames of Mind: Overview


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1. Conventional thinking about intelligence believes intellect is largely a(n):

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1. 2. Which intelligence is likely to be good at writing?

2. 3. Which intelligence is likely to be good at reading social cues?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Howard Gardner is best known for his theory that people have multiple forms of intelligences. These assessments will test you on some of the different types of intelligences and what conventional thinking believed about the intellect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will ask you about the following:

  • Conventional thinking on the intellect
  • Linguistic intelligence
  • Interpersonal intelligence

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding conventional views on intelligence
  • Knowledge application-use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of intelligence

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Howard Gardner - Multiple Intelligences and Frames of Mind: Overview to get a better understanding of this subject and these objectives:

  • Learn about Gardner's career and writings
  • Discuss the outcome of Gardner's research
  • Explore how the theory of multiple intelligences breaks new ground
  • Discuss the different types of intelligences