Many people (especially teachers) are aware of the multiple intelligence theory developed by Howard Gardner: there are eight basic ways people learn, and a ninth is subject to debate.
Now, this post isn’t about the multiple intelligence theory per se, rather I’m wondering if there is a tenth intelligence that has to do with technology, computers, button-pushing. Let’s call it Gizmo, and let’s just say that my children don’t have it.
I’ve been trying to figure out how technology fits in with the intelligences. Looking briefly online for some information, I read a lot on how technology can help teachers use multiple intelligences to teach their students. But what about students that are bad at technology?
Read the rest of Rebecca’s post over at GeekMom.