The theory of multiple intelligences
In 1983 Howard Gardner, an educational researcher and developmental psychologist brought to the world a revolutionary new study called, “Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,” in which he theorized that most students do not learn in the same exact way. The study further showed that many students learned best by using visual aids while others learned better by handling objects; moving manipulatives to help them learn math. Gardner suggested that all students would fare better in school if each child’s learning style was targeted by both parents and teachers.
The different learning styles
The theory of different learning types and multiple intelligences has over the last 30 years gained vast acceptance with the nation’s teachers and they have successfully brought them into both the lesson plans and classrooms. Below you will…