Every child has aptitude in all the 8 Multiple Intelligences (MIs) but the degree of competence in each area varies.
Gardner's theory encourages you to ask "How is my child smart?" rather than "How smart is my child?" Gardner advises parents to identify the MIs in which a child shows particular talents and provide opportunities to excel in them. At the same time, he advocates patient nurturing of the MIs at which the child may need more time and practice.
Teaching Children through:
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