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Issue 10 – Multiple Intelligences in the Netherlands

Sept. 15, 2023 Frits Schoeren Reflects on MI in the Netherlands Dr. Howard Gardner’s theory was known to me in the 1990s. I applied the basic principles of MI in my work as a music psychotherapist in a large housing institution for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. In addition, I supervised Intervision meetings with …

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Issue 9 – Bomb Disposal and Multiple Intelligences 

Sept. 5, 2023 I was a little surprised when Ed Bundy asked about using my MIDAS assessment to understand the MI profiles of bomb technicians-in-training. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that it made sense because I’d already profiled pilots, firefighters, police, law students, artists, dancers, musicians and many other professionals. …

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Issue 1 – Multiple Intelligences @ 40 Reflections

February, 2023 Multiple Intelligences: Promoting Human Potential since 1983 In 1983 Howard Gardner published his landmark book, Frames of Mind, introducing the theory of multiple intelligences (MI). Much has happened over the course of those 40 years as MI theory has traveled around the world at light speed. MI has had a profound impact on …

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Issue 3 – Thomas Armstrong, MI for Healthy Aging

March, 2023 This month’s essay reflecting on 40 years of multiple intelligences is by world renowned educator, Thomas Armstrong. Multiple Intelligences Theory as a Model for Healthy Aging Programs Thomas has been an inspirational leader for educators around the world since shortly after Frames of Mind was published in 1983. I remember teaching a class …

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Issue 5 – Multiple Intelligences in Japan

The response to MI in Japan has been decidedly mixed but mostly negative. Dr. Ishiwata describes how educational institutions were mostly ignorant of MI or actively resistant because of their emphasis on written exams for university entrance. This appears to be changing somewhat. I wonder if this change is related to Japan’s struggle to fix …

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Issue 6 – MI at New City School by Tom Hoerr

Thomas Hoerr, founding architect of the MI-inspired New City School in St. Lous, MO, discusses the challenges and value of implementing multiple intelligences. He draws on decades of experience with a vast number of students, teachers, and parents to conclude that “MI is not a panacea, but it can bring joyful learning into the classroom.” …

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