homeschool, learning styles

Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence

General Characteristics

People displaying bodily-kinesthetic intelligence can “use one’s body in highly differentiated and skilled ways, for expressive as well as goal-directed purposes,” (Gardner 1993, pg. 206). You may recognize them as the boys with ants in their pants or the girls who dance from room to room.

Curricula Planning

·         Hands-on learning
·         Drama
·         Dance
·         Sports
·         Tactile activities
·         Field trips
·         Crafts

Tools

·         Building tools
·         Clay
·         sports equipment
·         manipulatives
·         gestures

Teaching Strategies

Objective: Incorporate the whole body and hands-on experiences
·         Build
·         Act
·         Touch
·         Feel
·         Dance
·         Move

Assessments

·         Create 3-D maps and dioramas
·         Pantomime roles/characters
·         Build structures and models
·         Create a cheer or dance

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