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Howard Gardner
Several years ago, I wrote a book for elementary and middle school students entitled You’re Smarter Than You Think:  A Kid’s Guide to Multiple Intelligences  (published by Free Spirit Publishing).  Since it came out, I have received letters from young readers responding to their experience of reading the book.  Just this month, I received a...
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On August 19, 2013, I did a full-day workshop for the staff at the Wisconsin International School (WIS) in Green Bay, Wisconsin (photo to left).  Also attending were staff from St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic School in Two Rivers, Wisconsin (photo below).   Both schools are International Baccalaureate schools, a prestigious international accreditation focused on helping...
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On July 23, 2013, I did a full-day workshop for new teachers at Yav Pem Suab Academy in Sacramento, CA.  Yav Pem Suab Academy is a public elementary school which is part of the Urban Charter Schools Collective.  It primarily serves the Hmong population in Sacramento.  The Hmong are fiercely independent hill people from Southeast Asia who...
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From June 6-8, 2013, I presented two seminars in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  On June 6-7, I spoke on ”Multiple Intelligences:  Identifying and Developing Your Multiple Intelligences,” and on June 8, I lectured on ”The Road to Genius.”  These seminars were sponsored by Medex International.  I had about 30 participants from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, and...
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A New York Times article that appeared April 12, 2013 reported that a high school teacher in Albany, New York recently gave an assignment to students asking them, presumably as a lesson on the Holocaust, to write a persuasive essay arguing from the Nazi point of view that Jews were the source of their problems.  The assignment...
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