Durge Kami, 69, was born into a poor family and lived too far away from school to receive a formal education as a child. But that hasn’t stopped him from finishing school now. He’s the oldest student in his school and his classmates affectionately call him Bajee, or ‘grandpa’ in Nepali.
Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner shows how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to current educational materials, practices, and institutions, and makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools.
Edutopia revisits its 1997 interview with Harvard University Professor Howard Gardner about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment. Subscribe to Edutopia Weekly, our free email newsletter: https://edut.to/3G5zIZ4 *Follow us here:* Official Website: https://edutopia.
The theory of multiple intelligences affords specific modalities as opposed to seeing intelligence as dominated by a single general ability. In this insight, Howard Gardner discusses the criteria for a behavior to be considered an intelligence.