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From the Ivory Tower to the Schoolhouse

Jack Schneider’s 2014 book From the Ivory Tower to the Schoolhouse: How Scholarship Becomes Common Knowledge in Education devotes an entire chapter to Howard Gardner’s theory of Multiple Intelligences. Detailing the reasons why MI became a significant educational force, the text is a useful tool for anyone seeking insight into the process by which ideas are […]

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Beware of bogus claims on educational products

The English edition of the Korean media outlet The Hankyoreh has published an exchange between Howard Gardner and the civic group “World Without Worries About Private Education” in which Gardner cautions consumers not to trust in products that claim to incorporate his theory of Multiple Intelligences and/or develop specific intelligences in users.  Visit The Hankyoreh to read the […]

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MI Theory in Japan

In Japan, colleagues of Howard Gardner are currently working on research and courses related to Multiple Intelligences theory. In the summer of 2014, Dr. Itsuro Ikeuchi has published a text with the English title A Cognitive Approach to Education by Harvard Project Zero: Utilizing Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences to Foster Creativity and Human Potential (Tokyo: Toshindo Publishing […]

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Howard Gardner at the Dalton School

To view a video of Gardner’s talk, please click here. My Trip to the Dalton School in New York City by Howard Gardner On May 14, 2014, I spent an hour with students at the Dalton School, a well-known and highly selective private school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The bulk of the […]

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The App Generation Reviewed in Journal of Children and Media

The June 2014 edition of the Journal of Children and Media features a review by Dr. June Ahn discussing The App Generation by Howard Gardner and Katie Davis and It’s Complicated by danah boyd. Read Ahn’s review of the two books here.

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