Although schools typically emphasize the development of language and
logical skills, research on learning (Gardner, 1983, 1993) suggests humans
possess at least seven types of intelligence,
each to varying degrees. One person may exhibit exceptional talent for
hearing and reproducing music (musical intelligence), while another may
be particularly sensitive to the moods and motivations of others (interpersonal
access students' prior knowledge, abilities and skills, teachers should
use a variety of approaches to both instruction and assessment. (Gardner,
1993; Viadero, 1994)
For more information, refer to Multiple Intelligences: Gardner's Theory
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