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By Casey Bayer 07/20/2017 4:28 PM EDT
James Kim

James Kim has been promoted to full professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Kim originally joined the faculty in 2007 and researches the effectiveness of literacy reforms and interventions in improving student outcomes with the Reading…

By Casey Bayer 07/19/2017 3:05 PM EDT
Gonzales named Professor of Education

Roberto Gonzales has been promoted from assistant professor to full professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Gonzales originally joined the faculty in 2013 and has since been at the forefront of research on the factors that promote and…

By Jill Anderson 07/18/2017 2:10 PM EDT
The Read Read

Former teacher Alex Tavares, Ed.M.’17, spent much of his year in the Technology, Innovation, and Education Program working on his invention, The Read Read, a device which allows blind and visually impaired children to independently learn how to…

By Casey Bayer 07/12/2017 10:45 AM EDT

Project Zero’s professional development programs, offered through the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Professional Education group, has been recognized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) as “Category 3” PD, which can…

By Casey Bayer 07/06/2017 1:03 PM EDT
Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Uccelli’s background in linguistics has afforded her a unique perspective on studying socio-cultural and individual…

By News editor 07/06/2017 8:32 AM EDT

Over the first half of the year, a number of Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty, students, and alumni were recognized for their hard work and achievements with awards and fellowships.Below is a look at some of the prestigious honors awarded…

By Jill Anderson 07/05/2017 1:49 PM EDT

With two unique HGSE courses, Lecturer Lee Teitel and his RIDES initiative is leading a movement toward school integration.

By News editor 07/01/2017 10:01 AM 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 June.

By Iman Rastegari 06/29/2017 8:35 AM EDT

Test prep isn't what it used to be. With technological advances, gone are the days of poring over a three-inch thick manual and filling out Scantron bubbles on sample test sheet after sample test sheet. Now, companies like Kaplan Test Prep offer a…

By Casey Bayer 06/28/2017 9:26 AM EDT
Mitchell Chester

The Harvard Graduate School of Education is remembering Mitchell Chester, Ed.M.’88, Ed.D.’91, commissioner of education in Massachusetts, and one of the longest-serving education commissioners in the nation, according to The Boston Globe. "I was…

By Matt Weber 06/20/2017 4:45 PM EDT
Newark School

Christopher Cerf came to Newark in 2015 ready to work. The public schools in the city had faced a number of tumultuous years — even becoming state-operated in 1995 — but, if the low graduation rates and test scores, and low percentage of students…

By Casey Bayer 06/20/2017 3:02 PM EDT
Photo: IBM

Sesame Workshop and IBM Watson recently completed a pilot in Georgia’s Gwinnett County Public Schools of the industry’s first cognitive, tablet-based, vocabulary-learning app. The app, built on the companies' new platform for personalized…

By Jill Anderson 06/19/2017 12:25 PM EDT
Longy Han

Children’s books hold an important place in the life of Longzhen Han, Ed.M.’17. As a young girl migrating from China to Australia, Han relied on children’s books to learn English and they remained a passion as she grew up. Even after becoming a…

By Matt Weber 06/15/2017 10:23 AM EDT
New Report Finds Young People Troubled By Romantic Relationships and Widespread Sexual Harassment

Navigating the road to adulthood — especially in regard to sex and relationships — is difficult for even the most self-assured kid. What can make things even worse for young people is the general feeling that everyone around you is hooking up.…

By Jill Anderson 06/08/2017 2:20 PM EDT
Lyn Mikel Brown

Being empowered is different than projecting an image of empowerment for girls, says Colby College Professor Lyn Mikel Brown, Ed.D.'89, author of Powered by Girl: A Field Guide to Supporting Youth Activists. But to get there may be easier said than…

By Alexis Morgan, By McKinlee Covey 06/06/2017 11:43 AM EDT

How a group of alums came together to disrupt common practices and create paths to equity in the classroom.

By Jill Anderson 06/02/2017 8:29 AM EDT
Maleka Donaldson Gramling

Maleka Donaldson Gramling, Ed.M.'11, Ed.M.'14, Ed.D.’17, was honored to lead her cohort as marshal on Commencement. The ceremony marked the end of a significant time in Donaldson Gramling’s life – one met with equal excitement and relief.“My…

By News editor 06/01/2017 10:27 AM 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 May.

By Jill Anderson 06/01/2017 8:53 AM EDT
Janine de Novais

Janine de Novais wanted to be a professor for as long as she can remember. Now, armed with a doctorate from HGSE, she is ready to fulfill her dream.When she immigrated from Cape Verde to Massachusetts as a teenager, she did well at Brockton High…

By Matt Weber 05/31/2017 2:41 PM EDT
Green Mountain Education

School districts in the state of Vermont range from small (4,000 students in the district) to smaller (15 students in the most rural of schools), but one thing that looms large in each community is its schools."These schools are really at the heart…


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