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By Matt Weber 04/24/2015 9:55 AM EDT
Write the World

With a passion for education, David Weinstein saw the gap between the inadequate writing skills of high school students and the 21st-century demands of colleges, workplaces, and engaged citizenship. During a two-year fellowship at Harvard’s…

By Brigham Fay 04/22/2015 3:00 PM EDT

The Data Wise Project unveils a new portfolio of resources.

By Jill Anderson, By Iman Rastegari 04/22/2015 9:42 AM EDT

Over its 20 years, the Student Research Conference (SRC) – a unique student-led conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Education – has paved the way for graduate student researchers to hone their presentation skills, receive valuable…

By Matt Weber 04/22/2015 8:03 AM EDT
Marathon shirt

On April 20, Dean Jim Ryan ran the Boston Marathon for the fifth time, and dedicated his race to teachers.

By News editor 04/21/2015 4:06 PM EDT
Cesar Cruz

Ed.L.D. candidate Cesar Cruz talks with Meredith Vieira about his nontraditional path to Harvard, his Homies Empowerment Program, and the teacher who influenced him most.

By Jill Anderson 04/21/2015 10:23 AM EDT

Katie Davis, Ed.D.'11, recently received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through…

By News editor 04/20/2015 12:30 PM EDT
Global Challenges

On Thursday, April 23, this panel opened a think tank focused on the question of how to make education relevant.

By Matt Weber 04/15/2015 4:51 PM EDT

Alicia Lebrija, president of Fundación Televisa, reflects on why she is passionate about education and shares her hopes for the upcoming Latin America Education Forum Conference at HGSE, at which she is one of the speakers.About the Harvard…

By Jill Anderson 04/13/2015 2:32 PM EDT
Ferguson case study

A teaching case inspired by Ferguson, Missouri, guides educators on how to explore the topic of race in class.

By Jill Anderson, By Iman Rastegari 04/10/2015 11:26 AM EDT
Doannie Tran

Ed.L.D. student Doannie Tran has developed a web application that helps teachers better understand and communicate their own practice.

By News editor 04/10/2015 9:53 AM EDT
Ferguson Askwith

This Askwith Forum explored the educational implications of the crisis most recently manifested in Ferguson and several other cities in the United States.

By Matt Weber 04/08/2015 4:21 PM EDT
The Test book cover

In writing her recent book, The Test, NPR's lead education blogger Anya Kamenetz wanted to trace high-stakes testing back to its roots in the hope of understanding where these tests come from, how they are made, and how they are really affecting…

By News editor 04/08/2015 2:00 PM EDT
UVa Rotunda

The University of Virginia President will describe the significant challenges and opportunities faced by higher education leaders today at the Askwith Forum on April 9.

By Jill Anderson 04/07/2015 4:29 PM EDT

HGSE helps Brooklyn middle school teachers guide their students on the path to college.

By News editor 04/07/2015 12:51 PM EDT
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Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in March.Please note: While many online periodicals keep their stories freely available…

By Jill Anderson 04/02/2015 1:52 PM EDT
Tuba Rashid Khan

Tuba Rashid Khan comes from a family of businessmen and women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). But she strayed from the family profession, choosing instead to study medicine, education, and public health, after being influenced by another family…

By Matt Weber 04/02/2015 8:55 AM EDT
Anne Marcus

Anne Marcus, co-founder of Exceptional Lives, and Chris Spence, educational developer, reflect on ways of improving disability awareness on 2015 World Autism Awareness Day. About the Harvard EdCast The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series…

By Jill Anderson 04/01/2015 8:00 AM EDT
Every Turtle Counts

In the past year, Every Turtle Counts, a children’s book focused on a young girl with autism and her drive to rescue sea turtles has been celebrated both by science educators and autism activists like Temple Grandin. Author Sara Hoagland Hunter,…

By Matt Weber 03/25/2015 8:00 AM EDT
Jennings Bookcover

In 1965, the federal government authorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), cementing their involvement in public education for the next 50 years. Jack Jennings, author of the new Harvard Education Press title Presidents, Congress,…

By News editor 03/24/2015 12:36 PM EDT

Kenji Yoshino will discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives and the pressure to "cover" at the Askwith Forum on Monday, March 30.


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