Spatial Intelligence According To Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence?

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MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE According to Howard Gardner (1991), every individual is born with a certain intelligence or potential intelligence. It is unfair to teach and/or assess an individual with a standard guideline or benchmark. This is mainly because every individual possess a different intellectual strength and different kinds of mind that learn, perform and understand in a different ways which is difficult to be changed. If an individual cannot understand the way we communicate, we should communicate in the way they can understand. Howard Gardner (1983), in his Multiple Intelligence Theory, proposes that human intelligence has seven dimensions that should be acknowledged and developed by the encouragement of learning and self-development and…show more content…
To do so, he argued, you would have to include several performance measures. As an example, Gardner said, "Spatial intelligence would be a product of one's performances in such activities as finding one's way around an unfamiliar terrain, playing chess, reading blueprints, and remembering the arrangement of objects in a recently vacated room." Gardner criticized the MI tests for two key reasons: 1. They don't measure strength. The questions are designed to identify a person's preferences, skills, interests, and abilities. 2. The tests assume that the person has high self-awareness. Gardner's model emphasize that each individual has different level of intrapersonal intelligence to answer test questions accurately. Criticism #2: Some people believe that the eight intelligence does not necessary distinct, it would be a subset of a general intelligence a.k.a “g” that was originally proposed by Charles Spearman in 1927 although the existence of ‘g’ itself is the subject of
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