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MI and Habits of Mind in Arts Education

Howard Gardner and Ellen Winner discuss their respective research on multiple intelligences and arts education, as well as how these two lines of work fit together, in a newly-released short video. Gardner is most known for the theory of multiple intelligences, a critique of the notion that humans have a single measurable intelligence, such as […]

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MI Theory Overview Video

The Brock International Prize in Education, which Howard Gardner was awarded in 2015, has created a short video summary of the theory of multiple intelligences. In the engaging and quick feature, which incorporates illustrations and diagrams, the components and implications of MI theory are explained in simple terms. Check out the 2-minute video below!

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Interview on MI Theory Reprinted

In 2013, Howard Gardner was interviewed by the Spanish website tiching.com about his theory of multiple intelligences. This blog reappeared in the 2016 Spanish-language education-themed book Hablamos de Educación (Let’s Talk About Education). Click here to read the republished version of the interview (Spanish). The original English version has been reprinted below. 2013 Interview with Tiching.com, English translation. This […]

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Scientists Making a Difference

Reflecting on your life, what has been your greatest accomplishment so far and why? A version of this question was asked to Howard Gardner and ninety-nine other behavioral and brain scientists, each of whom wrote a summary of their most important contribution to the field for the book Scientists Making a Difference, edited by Robert T. […]

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Two Surprising MI Fans

Howard Gardner’s most well-known contribution to psychology, the theory of multiple intelligences (MI), has been extensive employed in educational contexts since its proposal in the 1983 book Frames of Mind. Today, thousands of educators across the world use MI theory as an integral part of their classrooms or as a foundational philosophy of their schools. As the […]

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