Multiple Intelligence Theory Of Learning

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Abstract

The multiple intelligence theory of learning states that there are several different areas of intelligence; kinesthetic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal are just three of the seven. Throughout time this theory has been in debate for challenging the classic school systems own theory on how all students learn one way and one way only.
Introduction
There is not one single person in the world who is exactly alike; you may think so but no. Each person out of the seven billion people in the world has that unique style to them whether it is clothes or how they learn. That is what a student from Harvard University that goes by the name Howard Gardner came to realize when he came up with the MI (Multiple Intelligence) theory.
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When Howard Gardner first introduced that he believed there were different ways people learned, the school system felt threatened. Now, this educational system feels threatened because they have this “system” that assumes everyone will learn the same way and administering the same test to different students is superior. He believes that society as a whole will benefit more if they could figure out what style they are and utilize their new findings to their benefits.
Howard Gardner when starting out had seven different learning styles, which has since been updated to eight. They are as followed, visual-spatial, kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, linguistic, mathematical, and naturalistic.
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