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Oct 29, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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VISUAL/SPATIAL
INTELLIGENCE

Howard Gardner’s Multiple
Intelligences

Visual/Spatial . . .


“ . . . the capacity to
perceive the visual world
accurately, to perform
trans
-
formations and
modifications upon one’s
initial perceptions, and
to be able to recreate
aspects of one’s visual
experience, even in the
absence of relevant
physical stimuli . . .”
(Howard Gardner)

Aspects of Spatial Intelligence


sensitivity to the
relationship between
line, color, shape,
space, and form


an ability to
manipulate and
mentally rotate
objects


Aspects of Spatial Intelligence


the capacity to
create a graphic
likeness of a real
object


the ability to
understand the
components of
visual and spatial
displays within the
graphic arts

CAREERS



Graphic artist


~ Surveyor


Architect



~ Navigator


Map
-
maker


~ Ship captain


Artist



~ Explorer


Urban Planner


~ Mechanic



More CAREERS


Cartoonist



Curator




Chess player


Photographer



Fashion designer


Florist



Graphic designer


Web designer


Interior designer


Pilot


Sailor

HOBBIES


Reading maps


Painting


Playing chess


Drawing diagrams and
illustrations


Repairing machinery


Understanding geometry


Completing jigsaw puzzles


Drawing


Orienteering


Taking things apart


Building things


Doodling


Mechanics


More HOBBIES


Sculpting


Diagramming


Models


Mazes


Murals


Ikebana


Photography


Cartooning


Collages


Flow Charts


Origami


Film and video

Which is not the same?

Diane Arbus, Photographer

Architect I. M. Pei

Photographer Annie Leibovitz

Director Steven Spielberg


Johannes Gutenberg

Artist Georgia O’Keefe

Artist Leonardo da Vinci

Artist Mary Cassatt

Explorer Ferdinand Magellan


Navigator

Vasco

da Gama

Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau


Cartoonist Bill Watterson

Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs

Respects body, material,
environmental boundaries


In the visual realm,
but not limited to
the visual realm.


Sensory


Creative


Visualization


Organized, though
not always
conventionally

In the classroom . . .


Offer shape, color, and size variation . . .


Offer chances to move, explore, create . . .


Blocks, puzzles, gears, nuts and bolts, geometric
solids, trinomial and binomial cubes, cylinders, . . .


Offer artistic supplies

real paints and sculpture
materials and tools if possible, easels, paints, pens,
inks, origami papers, . . .


Light tables, materials to manipulate on light tables
(sand, rice, leaves, etc.), sand and water tables,
materials with different textures, smells, sounds . . .