• Using one's body to solve problems and express ideas and feelings. • Able to control body movements and handle objects skillfully. • Have a good sense of balance and eye-hand co-ordination. (e.g. ball play, balancing beams). • Through interacting with the space around them, they are able to remember and process information.
Potential Career Interests:
Athlete, physical education teacher, dancer, actor, firefighter, craftman etc.
Their skills include:
• Physical co-ordination • Hands on experimentation • Using body language • Crafts, acting, miming • Using their hands to create or build • Expressing emotions through the body
• You regularly participate in sport or some physical activities. • It is difficult for you to sit still for long period of time. • You enjoy working with your hands in creating things. • You find that ideas and solutions to problems come to you while you are exercising or doing some sort of physical activities. • You enjoy spending your free time outdoors. • You speak with your hands or other body gestures. • You learn more about things by touching them. • You enjoy thrilling amusement park rides such as the roller coaster and other similar activities. • You think of yourself as being well-coordinated. • In order to learn a new skill, you have to practice it to learn it, rather than read about it or see it in a video.
• Excel in more than one sport. • Move various body parts when required to sit still for long period of time. • Have the ability to mimic others’ body movements. • Enjoy taking things apart and putting them back together. • Have a hard time keeping hands off objects. • Enjoy running, jumping, or other physical activities. • Show skill in activities that require fine-motor coordination, such as origami, making paper airplanes, building models, finger-painting, clay, or knitting. • Use the body well to express oneself.
“the multiple intelligences rarely operate independently. They are used at the same time and tend to complement each other as people develop skills or solve problems.” “While the school is developing the various intelligences of students, it must understand that every student might progress well in only one or two specific intelligences. Students should not be penalized if they are unable to keep up to standards on other areas.”
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