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Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences - Howard E Gardner
Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
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In the heyday of the psychometric and behaviorist eras, it was generally believed that intelligence was a single entity that was inherited; and that human beings - initially a blank slate - could be trained to learn anything, provided that it was presented in an appropriate way. Nowadays an... show more
In the heyday of the psychometric and behaviorist eras, it was generally believed that intelligence was a single entity that was inherited; and that human beings - initially a blank slate - could be trained to learn anything, provided that it was presented in an appropriate way. Nowadays an increasing number of researchers believe precisely the opposite; that there exists a multitude of intelligences, quite independent of each other; that each intelligence has its own strengths and constraints; that the mind is far from unencumbered at birth; and that it is unexpectedly difficult to teach things that go against early 'naive' theories of that challenge the natural lines of force within an intelligence and its matching domains.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780465025107 (0465025102)
ASIN: B007YZQTY0
Publisher: Basic Books
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
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I wrote a paper on Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences when I was working toward my master's in education.I didn't come down entirely on the anti-Gardner side of the fence but I was pretty critical about the lack of scientific evidence for separate "intelligences" and other imprecisions in hi...
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