> Sandra Barrick raises an interesting question about why the ideas of Gardner, > Dewey, Piaget and others are not implemented in schools across the country. I > have a theory. Most of the administrators and teachers who work in schools are > comfortable only with the verbal and math intelligences and have little interest > in or understanding of the other ways we are "smart", so they see minimal value > in pursuing the education of the whole child. All of us have these multiple > intelligences. But we, and schools, tend to ignore the areas where we are weak, > and concentrate only on our strengths. The graduate program that Stephanie > Ignazio is starting out with sounds intriguing. Which college or university are > you studying at?