Developing the Multiple Intelligences
"Strengths vs. Weaknesses"
> Recognize your child's areas of strengths in words and actions
> Identify special areas of strength (as well as limitation)
> Identify the importance of the child's strengths in careers, school and community
> Communicate strengths and difficulties with teachers
> Identify creative thinkers…..
> Call it an intelligence!
> Develop the use of MI language to "unpack your thinking"
> Touch the passion and open the future potential
> Focus on daily use of each child's unique thinking strengths.
> Build Self-confidence
VALUE! Logic ** Kin
> Challenge to maximize strengths ** **
> Nobody's perfect Spatial ***** MI Projects ***** Linguistic
> How can a strength be of value to others?
> Translate between intelligences ** **
> Maximize a sense of hope Inter Intra
ENGAGE! Support / Challenge
> Celebrate the use of strengths to make progress.
> Connect with role models and peers in field
> Family support and communication and direction.
> Find socially valuable connections between a strength and community values
Not to over glorify the individual but how to develop unique strengths that can be used to create valuable products, provide vital services and solve important problems that are meaningful to family, friends and community.