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By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/24/2016 4:15 PM EDT
Assessing the DREAM

This Tuesday, October 25, Assistant Professor Roberto Gonzales will lead a panel discussion in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the introduction of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. The panel, featuring…

By Matt Weber 10/19/2016 2:50 PM EDT
I Wish My Teacher Knew

As a first-year teacher, Kyle Schwartz just didn't know where to begin. "I just really didn't know what I didn't know," she says.So, she came up with a very simple idea: She offered her third-graders notecards and asked them to complete the sentence,…

By Jill Anderson 10/18/2016 4:52 PM EDT
Kari Croft

In the fall of 2017, Kari Croft, Ed.M.’15, along with fellow Los Angeles teacher Erin Whalen, will make a dream a reality when they launch RISE High — an innovative high school aimed at serving the unique needs of homeless and foster…

By News editor 10/18/2016 4:18 PM EDT
Education and the 2016 Election

On Wednesday, October 19, a panel of HGSE faculty members discussed the role education has played in the 2016 presidential election and the implications of different election outcomes on education policy.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/17/2016 2:46 PM EDT
Ed and the Election

On Wednesday, October 19, several faculty members of the Harvard Graduate School of Education will gather to explore where education fits into the 2016 election. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), passed in December 2015, shifted accountability…

By News editor 10/15/2016 10:28 AM EDT
Assessing the Dream

At the Askwith Forums on October 25, a panel will look at the first 15 years of the DREAM Act, legislation to provide undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children a path toward legal status through education or the military.

By Matt Weber 10/13/2016 2:11 PM EDT
Dancing in the Rain

No matter how you're feeling, no matter the stress level, you can always get up and dance, says Professor Jerome (Jerry) Murphy. This is one solution proposed in his new Harvard Education Press title, Dancing in the Rain: Leading with Compassion,…

By News editor 10/13/2016 1:41 PM EDT
Jeb Bush Askwith

On Thursday, October 13, former Florida Governor and Harvard academic visitor Jeb Bush spoke about the role of the states in education policy and how states can use the new federal education law, ESSA, to promote innovation.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/11/2016 9:35 AM EDT
Jeb Bush

Five things you should know about the former Florida governor before his appearance at the Askwith Forums.

By Matt Weber 10/05/2016 3:47 PM EDT
Hanan Al-Hroub

Palestinian educator Hanan Al Hroub — winner of the 2016 Global Teacher Prize from the Varkey Foundation — found her professional calling in a nontraditional way. It all started when her children and husband were caught in an Israeli attack on…

By Iman Rastegari 10/05/2016 9:49 AM EDT
Shanae Burch

For Shanae Burch, Ed.M.’16 — a professional theater actor — the Ed School’s Arts in Education Program was a natural fit. Not only did it allow her the opportunity to explore her interests in theater and digital storytelling as a means to…

By News editor 10/04/2016 12:21 PM EDT
Life, Animated

On Thursday, October 6, the Askwith Forums welcomes Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Suskind, who will open up about raising a child with autism and discuss the steps we can take to break down educational barriers based on ability.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/04/2016 11:11 AM EDT
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Many among the winning proposals linked to Ed School alums.

By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/03/2016 12:45 PM EDT
Ron Suskind

Five things you should know about the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founder of the start-up, Sidekicks.

By News editor 10/01/2016 1:33 PM EDT
In the Media

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in September.

By Matt Weber 09/29/2016 11:01 AM EDT
The Case For Homework

This fall, the start of the new school year seemingly brought with it a trend of teachers forgoing homework assignments in order to allow their students more time outside of school for family and play. A number of these announcements took off on…

By News editor 09/27/2016 8:25 AM EDT

At the first of the new Askwith Debates, supporters and opponents will debate the merits of the upcoming Massachusetts ballot proposal on lifting the charter school cap.

By Matt Weber 09/21/2016 11:23 AM EDT
Online Reading in Schools

How has the nature of reading changed since the advent of the internet? And how are those that are teaching reading keeping up? Not as well as they could be, says Donald Leu, professor of education at the University of Connecticut Neag School of…

By Jill Anderson 09/19/2016 4:09 PM EDT
Hanan Al-Hroub

Five things you should know about the Global Teacher of the Year before her Askwith Forum.

By Casey Bayer 09/19/2016 1:50 PM EDT
Jon Star

Professor Jon Star partners with Chelmsford Public Schools to implement new approach to teaching Algebra I.


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