The theory of multiple intelligences

Gray, James H.; Viens, Julie T.
January 1994
National Forum;Winter94, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p22
Discusses the theory of multiple intelligences theory and its relation to multicultural education in the United States. Plurality of intelligence; Seven intelligences and its assessment; Implications for curriculum design and instruction; Three cautions in the implementation of the multiple intelligence theory; Multiple intelligences and cultural diversity.


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