Posts Tagged ‘multiple intelligences’

The Question Must Be “How Are Your Kids SMART?” – Not – “How Smart Are They?”

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Howard Gardner, the Harvard psychologist and researcher, is best known for developing the theory of multiple intelligences. He uncovered many different types of intelligences, not just THAT ONE we are all familiar with, IQ.

Oh yes, these intelligences also keep developing through our lives.

When parents and teachers know our kids dominant intelligences, they stop getting bored at school. They stop being overwhelmed by challenges, less afraid to try new things and less anxious. They experience learning as FUN.

To remember all of the intelligences, I use the acronym SLIM -N -BIL.

Let’s look at a very brief explanation of each one. (more…)

7 Tips to Accelerate Your Child’s Learning So They Will Achieve Their Best Potential

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

When our kids discover HOW they learn, they absolutely gain more control over their lives.

They are able to demonstrate and share their strengths, boost their self-esteem, become less afraid to make mistakes and increase their capacity to solve problems in life.

OK, what can you do NOW to develop this?

1.    Tap into your child’s learning style so they become a more active and involved learner.

Identify their preferred style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic). Then (more…)

“Have YOU Revealed The Genius That Is Already In Your Child?”

Monday, October 6th, 2008

“Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me how to fish and I eat for a lifetime.”

Have you ever read the Aesop’s fable, “The Peasant and the Apple Tree”? The moral is that true value is sometimes hidden. Sometimes your children’s interests, their talents or their abilities are absolutely hidden … and you need to reveal them. All of us are a genius in one way or another.

OK, let’s look at 4 ways that will help you uncover those ‘hidden’ talents of your children… (more…)