I scored 60% in section one. This section reflects on naturalist strengths. Naturalist strengths influence the development of education program through the use of brainstorming categories and construction of portfolios of the student’s work. A learner with this kind of intelligence is identified with his environment and the living organisms. Outstanding attributes of naturalistic strength is that of identifying common traits and sorting this traits by its attributes. This intelligence is characterized by hierarchical reasoning where all the items are ranked according to their relationships and their level of significance. Another characteristic of naturalistic intelligence is that of Schematic memory. A learner is capable of recalling and internalizing information by the virtue of hierarchy, attribute and category. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because I enjoy categorizing things by common traits, I like animals, I like working in my garden and animals mean a lot to me. Renzulli & Smith.
In the second section, I scored 60%. This section suggests the musical strengths of a learner. Musical intelligence is enhanced through listening of melodies and rhythms. Singing and composition of music are also factors that enhance musical strengths. The ability to heighten and focus on the strengths of learning and listening influences the development of education program. These strengths fit my strengths that are reflected on the survey. This is because I like listening and composing music. Honey & Mumford (2000)
My score in section three was 70%. The section indicates the logical strengths. A person who shows logical strengths can process concepts both abstractly and conceptually. One possesses a high inductive memory levels and high inductive reasoning skills. These factors enable a learner to make a distinction of logical or mathematical patterns. The strengths encourage classroom debate and offers tasks of solving open ended problems. These enhance the development of education program. Learners with the ability of reasoning inductively and with high level of working memory can quickly assimilate information, learn with few resources, think critically and can easily solve problems. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because I enjoy logic puzzles and I consider myself gifted when it comes to solving problems.
I scored 60% in section four. This section illustrates a person’s existential strengths. These strengths influences the development of education program by a learner they show the importance of classroom topics and help the students summarize whatever they have learnt. A learner with such strengths is capable of perceiving the big picture by précising details and connecting to extensive meanings of religions, arts, virtues and values of beauty, goodness and truth. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because I value religion and enjoy discussing questions about life.
In section five, I got the highest score of 80%. The section shows a person’s interpersonal strengths. These learners tend to have a spontaneous ability to observe the emotions, desires and needs of other people and react appropriately. Networking, interviewing, sharing, comparing, listening, and interacting with others are some of the natural skills of interpersonal strengths. These strengths enhance the development of education program through how they permit interactions of learners when learning and competitions that promotes achievement. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because i like interacting and working with my friends through the use of sturdy groups
I scored 70% in section 6. This section talks more about learners with kinesthetic strengths. A person with kinesthetic strengths learns by moving, dramatizing, touching and by development of knowledge through sensations of the body. A learner struggles to learn by the act of doing. Development of an education program is influenced by the way these strengths use manipulation in instructions of maths. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because I learn by doing. Canfield, (2000).
I scored 60% in section 7. This section indicates the verbal strengths of a person. A person with verbal strengths has verbal skills that are well- developed. He is also capable of demonstrating spontaneous acuteness to sounds, rhythm of words and meanings. Suck kind of people learns best through hearing, saying or writing words. Development of an education program is influenced by exploration of new vocabularies and incorporation of drama in learning tasks. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because I write for pleasure and I can clearly explain my ideas to others.
I scored 70% in section 8. This section reflects on intrapersonal strength. A person with intrapersonal strengths desires to work independently, use reflection, observe other people’s actions and complete projects that are self placed. A learner is capable of setting his principles and moral priorities. Development of an education program is influenced by making sure that students set their personal goals in class. These strengths fit my perceived strengths because I am always keen on issues concerning my moral beliefs.
In last section, section 9, my score was 70%. This section suggests the visual strengths of a learner. Its core characteristics comprise of use of spatial orientation to solve problems, assessment of information and viewing possibilities before they are engaged in the physical world. Use of brainstorming ideas and utilization of visual technologies influences the development of an education program. These strengths fit my strengths that are reflected on the survey because I can easily visualize ideas in my mind.