I’ve been producing short videos to describe the eight (or nine) intelligences in Dr. Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences.  In this video I describe the ”naturalist” intelligence.  In 1983 Gardner wrote about seven basic intelligences in his book Frames of Mind.  Several years later, he added the naturalist intelligence (which I like to call...
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Nothing has been more disconcerting to me in my forty-five years as an educator than to ask a parent or teacher:  ”What is your child’s (or teen’s) strengths?” and have them answer:  ”He hasn’t got any.”  I’ve actually heard this several times in my career.  It was such responses that motivated me to come up...
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