Kinder Planet Curriculum - Multiple Intelligence

Kinesthetic Intelligence
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Kinesthetic intelligence is how we use various parts of our body or even our whole body to make something, find a solution to a problem or to convey meaning. Using the body in highly differentiated ways for expressive, recreational, or goal directed purposes

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Drama and role-playing
  • Aerobic exercise and Dance
  • Communicating with body language/hand signals
  • All types of hands-on activities where they can feel and touch and manipulate objects
Musical Intelligence
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Musical intelligence is how we relate to sound and music and patterns, to be able to listen and absorb from sounds, to be able to think in rhythms and patterns, and to recognize these and manipulate them.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Listening to music
  • Singing songs and rhymes
  • Role-play to enact stories
  • Chanting and percussion
Logical/Mathematical Intelligence
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Logical-mathematical intelligence is how we understand, manipulate and use logic, numbers and reasoning to understand how something works or detect a framework/pattern that exists or to create something

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Puzzles and manipulatives
  • Number sequencing
  • Describe the patterns or symmetry
  • Logical puzzles and games
Linguistic Intelligence
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Linguistic intelligence is how we use language, to express one's thoughts and feelings with clarity so others may comprehend, understand, even enjoy them. This can be verbal or in written form.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Storytelling, speeches, reading to class
  • Pre-reading word recognition
  • Word games and writing activities
  • Hear stories - oral or on Tape/CD
Interpersonal Intelligence
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Interpersonal intelligence is how we relate to other people. It is about understanding them, working closely with them, cooperating and conveying to them what we are trying to say in a way they understand.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Collaborative activities
  • Sharing and demonstrating skills
  • One-to one and One-to many communications
  • Board games
Intrapersonal Intelligence
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Intrapersonal intelligence is the ability to distinguish among an individual’s own feelings, to accurate mental models of themselves, and use them to make decisions about life. It helps to know one’s self.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Self-paced, independent work
  • Allow for silence and reflection
  • Pretending to be something or someone
  • Encourage to express the feeling
Spatial Intelligence
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Spatial intelligence is how we visualize and represent a spatial world in our mind, using concepts like form, shape, colour etc. and manipulate it or understand how things will impact in a spatial dimension when we change something.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Painting, drawing and Multi-media
  • Imaginative storytelling
  • Use shapes and objects
  • Use mind-maps and other visual organisers
Naturalistic Intelligence
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Naturalistic intelligence is the ability to recognize, and understand various living things (plants, animals), as well as take cognizance of the nature around us. It is also the ability to analyze, classify and recognize patterns in these things.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Outdoor nature collection
  • Mapping/Comparisons of natural elements
  • Visiting various natural locations and places like garden
  • Noticing changes in the environment like seasons
Existential Intelligence
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Existential intelligence is the ability to be sensitive to, or have the capacity for, conceptualizing or tackling deeper or larger questions about human existence, such as the meaning of life, why are we born, what is consciousness, or how did we get here.

School activities to boost this intelligence

  • Role Plays
  • Critical thinking exercises
  • Art
  • Reading
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