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By Iman Rastegari 11/26/2014 9:41 AM EST
Longfellow Fall

Members of the HGSE community express their gratitude this Thanksgiving.

By Jill Anderson 11/21/2014 4:07 PM EST
Longfellow Door

Dean James Ryan announced today a $5 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation that will fund fellowships in the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program.The grant, jointly led by Lecturer Elizabeth City, director of the Ed.L.D.…

By Iman Rastegari 11/19/2014 4:16 PM EST
Mentoring institute

Last month Harvard Graduate School of Education held its first Mentor-Supervisor Institute, an event designed to support mentors and supervisors of HGSE's licensure candidates. Learn more about the idea behind the institute, as well as the numerous…

By Gerardo Ochoa 11/19/2014 3:01 PM EST
Gerardo Ochoa

Gerardo Ochoa is a master’s candidate in the Higher Education Program. He has dedicated his professional journey to address issues of college access, persistence, affordability, and helping students find their life purpose. Born in Michoacán,…

By Matt Weber 11/19/2014 10:51 AM EST
Claude Steele

Renowned social psychologist and educator Claude Steele became even better known in 2010 with the publication of his book Whistling Vivaldi, which focuses on Steele's theory of "stereotype threat" as a possible explanation for the underperformance of…

By News editor 11/18/2014 12:33 PM EST
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The Askwith Forum on November 20 featured a discussion on successful education leadership with former leaders from school districts and charter management organizations.

By Jill Anderson 11/17/2014 4:22 PM EST
Eric Mazur and Richard Light

Watch a video of the Master Class with Eric Mazur.Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, knows all too well that a lecture on physics could put most people in a…

By Matt Weber 11/12/2014 2:41 PM EST
Eric Mazur

On Thursday, November 13, the fourth class in Harvard Graduate School of Education's Master Class series will take place with Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Richard Light,…

By News editor 11/12/2014 12:53 PM EST
Master Class

On Thursday, November 13, the fourth class in Harvard Graduate School of Education's Master Class series took place with Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Richard Light, Carl…

By Jill Anderson 11/10/2014 10:38 AM EST
Maureen Brinkworth at Commencement 2013

The Harvard Graduate School of Education community is mourning the loss of Maureen Brinkworth, Ed.M.’06, Ed.D.’13, who died on October 14 after a battle with cancer. A beloved member of the HGSE community, Brinkworth is remembered for…

By Matt Weber 11/05/2014 4:04 PM EST
Social Justice Art

In Social Justice Art, a new book from Harvard Education Press, author Marit Dewhurst, Ed.M.'03, Ed.D.'09, explores how young students can be encouraged to think about topics of social justice through the learning -- and doing -- of art. Drawing upon…

By Iman Rastegari 11/05/2014 9:19 AM EST
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Panorama Education is an education technology start-up in Boston focused on K-12 education. Through surveys and data analytics, Panorama's goal is to "help ensure every student has great teachers, great schools, and a great education." Associate…

By News editor 11/04/2014 8:38 AM EST
Newspapers by Binuri Ranasinghe via Flickr (CC license:

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in October.Please note: While many online periodicals keep their stories freely available…

By News editor 11/03/2014 4:12 PM EST
Geoffrey Canada, photo by Lisa Abitbol

Geoffrey Canada, Ed.M.’75, delivered an impassioned keynote speech at the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Critical Conversations & Bold Ideas event on September 19. The Harlem Children's Zone founder shared his…

By Jill Anderson 11/03/2014 3:36 PM EST
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Dean James Ryan has announced the creation of the Harvard Teacher Fellows program, an innovative new pathway for Harvard College undergraduates to enter a teaching career.

By News editor 11/03/2014 2:09 PM EST
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This event was held from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on November 5. If you were unable to watch live, the video of the event is now available below.

By Thomas Kane 11/03/2014 10:35 AM EST
Thomas Kane

The following paper from Professor Thomas Kane appeared on The Brookings Institution website on October 30, 2014.In 25 years as an education researcher, I have never witnessed a rapid outpouring of new research in education such as we’ve…

By Jill Anderson, By Iman Rastegari 11/03/2014 9:21 AM EST

HGSE Information Technology, in partnership with the Technology, Innovation, and Education Program and various faculty, kicked off an Innovation Initiative with the opening of the LaunchPad -- a space dedicated to supporting student innovation.

By Jill Anderson 10/31/2014 11:22 AM EDT
Thomas Menino

The news of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s passing yesterday reverberated within the Harvard Graduate School of Education community. A regular visitor to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Menino is remembered fondly by members of…


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