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Intrapersonal Intelligence can be defined or demonstrated by being open to all ideas; easily communicating with others. There are many ways people learn, and they all use different intelligences. Intrapersonal intelligence is my favorite intelligence.
Firstly, people who have this kind of intelligence seek a path and try to identify their feelings, motives, and objectives. They seek to understand themselves. Intrapersonal intelligent people are independent and learn more independently, but they can still be confident to share their work by reflecting on themselves. Intrapersonally intelligent people enjoy journaling and learning more about themselves. They can also help others understand their feelings, which they may not have understood. People with this intelligence have many traits. This division is characterized by people who are more introverted. It means they prefer to keep their thoughts, emotions and moods private rather than telling others. They also have an interest in self employment and prefer working independently. It helps them focus better. Albert Einstein stated, “If you’re looking to have a fulfilling life, focus on a goal and not other people or things”. This quote resonates with me very strongly. This quote is telling me to focus my attention on myself and not on others. This intelligence is characterized by independence and self-awareness. While I enjoy spending time with other people, nothing is more enjoyable than exploring the world on my own. When I have to choose between working in a group and working alone, it’s always the latter. Working alone allows me to concentrate better and complete my tasks faster. It doesn’t necessarily mean I don’t like to share my opinion or let others express theirs. Intrapersonal intelligence is what defines me the most. It shows my personality and who I am.
Kinaesthetic IntelligenceKinaesthetic intelligence is defined as or shown by having the preference to learn through physical movement such as activities, through games rather than “sit-down sessions”. Kinaesthetic Intelligence is my second favourite intelligence. This intelligence has some similarities to visual intelligence. However, it is different in certain ways. This intelligence is best learned by moving and experimenting. Sport and physical activities are enjoyable to people with this intelligence. The artistic side of intelligence is also present. This group of people enjoys dancing and other creative activities. These people enjoy performing and acting for an audience. These individuals are often very aware of their body and enjoy using their hands to solve problems. These people have a variety of characteristics. This intelligence is characterized by a preference for sports. They are also physically active, and enjoy working with their hands. The best results are also achieved when the work is done hands-on. Their best learning style is hands-on. My two favorite activities are sports and dancing. I’m very active and always eager to learn something new, which includes using my physical body. Drama is a thing that I love to do and my father was a big actor so it’s something in our family. I have done many different kinds of dramas, and even games. As a member in a school’s musical, I performed before the whole school at my previous school. As a member of Glee I performed a lot of dances in front of everyone at my old school. If I ever have to complete a project, an assignment or watch a movie about a certain book, I will always watch the movie. I find it easier to understand when the story is told. It is a great intelligence that I possess and can easily see its origins.
Musical/Rhythmic IntuitionMusical intelligence is the ability to understand and appreciate melodies or rhythms that others may not be able to. Good listeners or composers will help them develop their creative strategies. Last but not the least, I have rhythmic/musical intellect. This intelligence allows people to recognize and hear patterns easily. They can also distinguish between sounds and rhythms, such as the clarinet and flute. The musically intelligent can easily remember information when it is presented in rhymes or sounds. Musical intelligence is a trait that has many different characteristics. People with musical intelligence are able memorize and recognize songs that are off key.
In the future, people with high intelligence levels are more likely than not to become good dancers or singers. When they hear a sound, I can tell because I do it myself. For me, if there are songs (strategies/analogies that teachers used in the past) for something we need to learn, I’m more likely to be able learn it. The verbs in French were taught through songs, as an example. French teacher taught us the ER IR RE verbs. For the ER Verb, there was an old MacDonald song, a rhyme for IR, and a song called “Make a circle”. As a result, I listened carefully to each song and received a high mark. Since then, I have been certain that this intelligence is one of the top 3 in my list: “If composers could express themselves in words they would not try to do so” – Gustav Mahler. The meaning of this quote is different depending on who you are. Music is the answer when words fail to express what you want to say. I find that music helps me with everything. Music also helps to improve my concentration when I work. Music helps me focus at home. I also can tell if someone is singing out of key. It’s similar to OCD.
Musical Intelligence may be the factor that defines me less than Interpersonal or Kinaesthetic Intelligence. However, this is still an important aspect, which impacts my learning and teaching style.