Teaching people about their eight great smarts is always fun and meaningful. Why? People are encouraged and surprised as they learn valuable truths about themselves and others.
One of the biggest surprises occurs when I teach about the smart we’re focusing on today – people smart. Most people don’t realize it’s an intelligence. I think it might be the most important one. Does that surprise you?
I refer to two of the smarts as “school smarts” because they’re so associated with the way we teach and learn – word and logic. Because of their relevance to lots of learning, these are certainly important.
But, think about it. As you’ll hear Diana Waring explain in her video, when we’re being people smart, we understand people, we listen well, and we can lead, persuade, and influence others. We’re also able to understand how others see the world. If more children and adults had strengths in this smart, wouldn’t we all be better off? Certainly.
Let’s prioritize raising children who are people smart. Diana will help you. Enjoy her video and watch it with your children.
[callout]Diana’s Biographical Sketch
Diana Waring is one of the pioneers of homeschooling. For nearly three decades she has been an author and speaker to the international homeschool movement. Diana is the author and publisher of the History Revealed curriculum, the Experience History Through Music series (William T. Anderson authored one of the titles in this series), Beyond Survival, Reaping the Harvest, and numerous world history and homeschool encouragement audio CDs. She is a video blogger, blogger, columnist for The Homeschool Minute, guest writer at The Old Schoolhouse magazine, curriculum writer, singer/composer, actress/playwright, wife, and homeschool mom. To learn more, please visit www.DianaWaring.com[/callout]