Bell Ringer Question:
Write down 3 famous people you would
describe as “intelligent”.
What have they accomplished that
makes you think they are “intelligent”?
Any notes you take during this unit
can be used on the test!
What is Intelligence? (from Chapter 9)
1905: Standford Binet Tests: Combo
of _________ and ________
Robert Sternberg: “Triarchic Model”
Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence
Howard Gardner: Theory of __________
Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory
Note: This theory assumes all factors
work together to form intelligence.
Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence
Note: This theory answers the question:
“Why do some smart people not succeed in
Sample Questions on a Emotional
1. I panic when I have to face someone who is angry
2. When I have a major personal problem, I cannot think about
3. No matter how much I accomplish, I feel like I should be doing
4. I feel like I worry about things that other people don't even think
5. When I mess up, I say self-deprecating things, such as "I am such a
loser," "Stupid, stupid, stupid," or "I can't do anything right."
6. I get distressed without really knowing who or what exactly is
7. Even when I do my best, I feel guilty about the things that were not
8. I feel uneasy in situations where I am expected to display affection.
Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences
Note: This theory
is used in school
Discussion Essential Questions
Why might it be good to think about
“intelligence” in these different ways?
Are you overly focused on “grades” as
a measure of your intelligence? Can
this be a problem in the “real world”?
Do you think schools place “too
much” or “not enough” emphasis on
“multiple” or “emotional” intelligences?
Differences in Intelligence