Identifying & Nurturing the Intelligence of Movement

Rae Pica with Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., Rae Ann Hirsh, & Catherine Holecko

It’s called “bodily-kinesthetic intelligence,” a technical term for one of the eight types of cognitive skills in Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. In theory, people who have bodily-kinesthetic intelligence should learn better by involving muscular movement. This segment connects this theory to specific teaching strategies.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D.Author, Neurodiversity: Discovering the Extraordinary Gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Brain Differences. Rae Ann Hirsh is the author of Early Childhood Curriculum: Incorporating Multiple Intelligences, Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Play & Wrote article on “Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence in the Early Childhood Classroom. Catherine Holecko is the About.com Guide to Family Fitness, a writer specializing in parenting, and the mother of two active young children.
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