WHAT ARE THE NINE INTELLIGENCES?
Ideas and thoughts are expressed through language, from reading, talking and writing. These people have
a strong sense of patterns, rhythms, sounds and meanings of word.
These people enjoy finding relationships and patterns. They love to categorize information,
and learn best when taught in an orderly way.
Music smart people can demonstrate and appreciate rhythms, pitch, and melodies of sound.
They are very aware of environmental sounds, love to sing and play instruments. They appreciate all types of music.
They learn best through sound and music.
Highly sensitive to patterns, shapes, colors, textures and visuals, these keen observers often think
and problem solve through images. These visual learners often have a developed ability
to perceive environmental changes.
These people use their bodies to communicate and understand information. They learn best when learning is an
active process and very hands-on.They need to move, to feel, and to manipulate objects.
Because of their excellent hand-eye coordination and balancing skills,
they are involved in physical activities
like sports and dancing. They want to move, move, move!
People smart people enjoy interaction with people and are wonderful team players. Strengths include the ability to pay attention to people and their emotions, to respect others' ideas, and to compromise. Considerate and thoughtful of others, they are natural leaders. With technological advances, our world seems smaller every day. The ability to interact with others from all walks of lives and cultures increases daily.
These people prefer to focus on themselves: their feelings, strengths and their weaknesses. Strongly reflective by nature, these people learn from all they do. Because of this self reflection, they can capitalize on their strengths, set personal goals, and demonstrate insightful and intuitive thoughts and ideas. To learn and reflect on one's actions and activities teaches better ways of doing things.
Nature smart people are curious about the world around them. Attentive to plants, animals, rocks, and all things of the natural world, their favorite time is spent outside. Sensitive to natural patterns and changes, they are observant and in tune with nature in all its forms.
These are the philosophers of the world. They see the BIG picture and ask the BIG questions. Reflective and thoughtful, these people often wonder about unanswerable questions and ponder their role in this world.