Saturday, January 30, 2016

Multiple Intelligences

Some of you may have encountered the work of Howard Gardner and his theory of "multiple intelligences." You can learn about multiple intelligences from the infographic and/or from the video which you will find at the bottom of this post, both by Marek Bennett. I've also created a series of cats to illustrate the intelligences; here they are as a Flickr slideshow:



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English. Use your brain: explore!

This is the LAST in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is another example of naturalist intelligence, and it is the last of the "Multiple Intelligence Cats." I hope you have enjoyed them!

Use your brain: explore!


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Thursday, January 28, 2016

English. Use your brain: care for a creature!

This is the 29th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is another example of naturalist intelligence.

Use your brain: care for a creature!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Tuesday, January 26, 2016

English. Use your brain: connect to living things!

This is the 28th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. I've now moved on to the last category, one that Gardner added in a later iteration of his original theory: naturalist intelligence.

Use your brain: connect to living things!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Sunday, January 24, 2016

English. Use your brain: experience nature!

This is the 27th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. I've now moved on to the last category, one that Gardner added in a later iteration of his original theory: naturalist intelligence.

Use your brain: experience nature!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Saturday, January 23, 2016

English. Use your brain: reflect!

This is the 26th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the intra-personal realm:

Use your brain: reflect!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


English. Use your brain: make choices!

This is the 25th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the intra-personal realm:

Use your brain: make choices!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Thursday, January 21, 2016

English. Use your brain: connect to yourself!

This is the 24th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the intra-personal realm:


Use your brain: connect to yourself!


Image is from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Tuesday, January 19, 2016

English. I engage and I learn.

This quote is inspired by a passage from Chapter 4 of Laura Ritchie's book, Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students (2015).

Ritchie writes: "Students must engage with the material before they can learn from it."

 I engage and I learn.


(The image is from cheezburger.)

Monday, January 18, 2016

English. Deeper learning calls for creativity of thought.

This quote is inspired by a passage from Chapter 1 of Laura Ritchie's book, Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students (2015).

Ritchie writes: "Deeper learning calls for something to come from the student: an impulse, or creativity of thought."

Deeper learning calls for creativity of thought.


(The image is from cheezburger.)

Sunday, January 17, 2016

English. I need space to question and to explore.

This quote is inspired by a passage from Chapter 1 of Laura Ritchie's book, Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students (2015). You can see more cats in this series here: #YesICan Cats.

Ritchie writes:  "For students to be in a position to engage with these key concepts in their learning, there needs to be space; space for them to respond to an impetus, to question, and to explore.


I need space to question and to explore.



(The image is from cheezburger.)

Saturday, January 16, 2016

English. Use your brain: collaborate!

This is the 23nd in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the interpersonal realm:


Use your brain: collaborate!


Image is at cheezburger.

Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Friday, January 15, 2016

English. Use your brain: teach!

This is the 22nd in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the interpersonal realm:


Use your brain: teach!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Thursday, January 14, 2016

English. Use your brain: share!

This is the 21st in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the interpersonal realm:


Use your brain: share!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

English. Use your brain: make music!

This is the 20th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the musical realm:


Use your brain: make music!


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

English. Use your brain: drum!

This is the 19th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the musical realm:


Use your brain: drum!


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Monday, January 11, 2016

English. Use your brain: sing!

This is the 18th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This cat is developing an intelligence in the musical realm:


Use your brain: sing!


Image is from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Sunday, January 10, 2016

English. Use your brain: dance and rap!

This is the 17th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is the final cat from the bodily-kinesthetic realm, who is also practicing an intelligence from the musical realm:


Use your brain: dance and rap!


Image is from cheezburger:


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Saturday, January 9, 2016

English: Use your brain: move!

This is the 16th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is the fourth cat from the bodily-kinesthetic realm:


Use your brain: move!


Image is at cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Thursday, January 7, 2016

English. Use your brain: touch!

This is the 15th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is the third cat from the bodily-kinesthetic realm:


Use your brain: touch!


Image is from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

English. Use your brain: be an actor!

This is the 14th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is the second cat from the bodily-kinesthetic realm, and this is acting in the theatrical sense of acting — act the part, act, be an actor!

Use your brain: be an actor!


Image is from cheezburger:


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

English. Use your brain: build!

This is the 13th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is the first cat from the bodily-kinesthetic realm:

Use your brain: build!


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Monday, January 4, 2016

English. Use your brain: map!

This is the 12th in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is another cat from the visual-spatial domain:

Use your brain: map!


Image is from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Sunday, January 3, 2016

English. Use your brain: visualize!

This is the tenth in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is another cat from the visual-spatial domain:

Use your brain: visualize!


Image is from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Saturday, January 2, 2016

English. Use your brain: draw and color!

This is the tenth in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is another cat from the visual-spatial domain:

Use your brain: draw and color!


Image from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett:


Friday, January 1, 2016

English. Use your brain: see!

This is the ninth in a series of cats to illustrate Howard Gardner's theory of "multiple intelligences," which is a very important concept for growth mindset: you can grow ALL those intelligences... just use your brain! You can find out more at Wikipedia or by consulting the infographic and video at the bottom of this post. This is the first cat from the visual-spatial domain:


Use your brain: see!


Image from cheezburger.


Both the infographic and video are by Marek Bennett: