Tag Archives: Howard Gardner

Educational Malpractice – The Child Manufacturing Process

“Asking kids to meet target on standardized tests is like making them meet a sales quota. Our kids are not commodities.” ~K.L. Nielsen In many nations around the world there is a struggle currently going on between two very different paradigms … Continue reading

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24 Human Character Strengths and Core Virtues

“The Character Strengths and Virtues (CSV) handbook of human strengths and virtues by Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman, represents the first attempt on the part of the psychological research community to identify and classify the positive psychological traits of human beings. The CSV identifies six classes … Continue reading

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Aligning with Your Unique Human Potential

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music… I get most joy in life out of music.” … Continue reading

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Toward a More Creative & Holistic Model of Education

Successful education involves seeing each child as a unique and whole human being, concerned about how they think, feel and learn. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences provides a useful way of looking at this. His model of human abilities … Continue reading

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Real Learning is a Creative Process

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough … Continue reading

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Understanding How Our Brains Learn

Over the last 30 years or so, researchers in cognitive science, education and developmental psychology have discovered some amazing things about how the human brain works, how our minds are naturally configured to develop skills, think creatively and continuously learn. … Continue reading

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