Is Multiple Intelligence Theory Relevant in Teaching Today?
13 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2015
Date Written: February 17, 2013
This paper explores the relevance of multiple intelligence theory today in one international kindergarten in Bangkok Thailand. It identifies the intelligence recognised by Gardner and reviews some of his recent statements of multiple intelligence theory. This paper discusses some of the criticisms of the theory and provides answers to them. The study reflection considers some of the effects on students of using multiple intelligence theory and how the theory has aided student learning. It is however recognised that it is difficult to test for multiple intelligence however one assessment of performance is considered to be the ease of entry to higher education. This paper concludes that the use of multiple intelligence theory can be both beneficial to both students and teachers.
Keywords: multiple intelligence; teaching and learning intelligence
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