ABOUT CLAP ARTS


Theory of Multiple Intelligences

CLAP Arts' vision is as broad and far-reaching as the teachings of art. Performing arts instruction intersects each area of intelligence identified by Dr. Howard Gardner in his theory of multiple intelligences, a concept widely known and accepted by educators throughout the world. The following table outlines the areas of performing arts that correspond with the various types of intelligence.

Intelligence Description Performing Arts Area
Linguistic Sensitivity to the meaning and order of words Improvisation
Vocalization
Scriptwriting
Poetry Writing/Recitals
Lyric Composition
Logical-
Mathematical
Ability to handle chains of reasoning and to recognize patterns and order Musical Composition
Dance Choreography
Directing
Scenery and Set Design
Musical Sensitivity to pitch, melody, rhythm and tone Vocalization
Lyrical Composition
Musical Composition
Dance Choreography
Musical Theatre
Creative Movement
Bodily-
Kinesthetic
Ability to use the body skillfully and handle objects adroitly Dance Choreography
Musical Theatre
Creative Movement
Acting
Pantomime
Puppetry
Scenery and Set Design
Spatial Ability to perceive the world accurately and to recreate or transform aspects of that world Visualization
Acting
Pantomime
Creative Movement
Improvisation
Scenery and Set Design
Interpersonal Ability to understand people and relationships Improvisation
Directing
Ensemble Acting
Intrapersonal Ability to access to one's emotional life as a means to understand oneself and others Improvisation
Acting
Pantomime
Creative Movement
Naturalist Sensitivity to the natural worlds Sound Effects
Musical Composition

Arts-based instruction is the foundation for CLAP Arts services. Industry professionals and individuals with extensive experience working with children develop and implement high quality program that are designed to teach children through enlightening and entertaining curricula. Students are encouraged to explore their imagination, moving beyond boundaries that may limit their creativity.

Employing performing arts as a teaching tool has proven to significantly enhance the overall learning experience. Additionally, the use of creative arts as the foundation for direct teaching methods can be found throughout the country with individual teachers and charter schools that successfully use arts-based curriculum for core subjects.

 
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