According to Howard Gardner, each child has a way of learning and engaging with the world is unique to them and this can be referred to as “Intelligence”.
There are a total of eight bits of intelligence.
- Bodily / Kinesthetic Intelligence : (Body Smart) Deals with the ability to use mental abilities to coordinate bodily movements. Mental and physical activities are related.
- Verbal / Linguistic Intelligence : (Word Smart) Deals with the ability to learn and use language to express oneself effectively.
- Logical / Mathematical Intelligence : (Pattern Smart) Deals with the ability to detect patterns, reason deductively and think logically. Logical intelligence is most often connected with scientific and mathematical thinking.
- Musical / Rhythmic Intelligence : (Music Smart) Deals with the capacity to recognize and compose musical pitches, tones, and rhythms. Musical intelligence is almost structurally resemblance to linguistic intelligence.
- Visual / Spatial Intelligence : (Design Smart) Involves the potential to recognize and use the patterns of wide space and more confined areas.
- Naturalist Intelligence : (Environment/Nature Smart) Deals with the ability to enjoy, appreciate the value nature and the environment.
- Interpersonal Intelligence : (People Smart) Allows people to work