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By Matt Weber 07/27/2016 3:22 PM EDT
The World Course

The world is changing, says Professor Fernando Reimers, and the schools of the world must change with it. Preparing students to become global citizens should be a priority for all educators, but how exactly should these lessons be approached?"If we…


By Iman Rastegari 07/27/2016 12:03 PM EDT
Practicing Science

Researchers at the Ed School have long been aware that augmented reality games, such as current phenomenon Pokemon Go, can be important learning tools. In fact, the EcoMOBILE project — an extension of the EcoMUVE curriculum which merges technology…


By Matt Weber 07/20/2016 2:30 PM EDT
Rick Hess

From Teach For America to Khan Academy, innovative initiatives have been popping up in the world of education over the last several years, all looking to change — for the better — the way things are done in the field. What is it about the current…


By Matt Weber 07/07/2016 4:18 PM EDT
Robin Hauser Reynolds

For the very first time in her academic career, filmmaker Robin Hauser Reynolds' daughter had doubts. Always a confident and capable student, now, as a first-year college student studying computer science, she felt that she didn't belong. Not only…


By News editor 07/06/2016 9:31 AM EDT
Newspapers

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 Matt Weber 06/29/2016 2:33 PM EDT
Julie Goodridge

The innocent comment of their 4-year-old daughter, Annie, is what spurred Julie Goodridge, Ed.M.'83, an her then-partner Hillary to action. After reading a book about people who loved each other, Annie made a list. On it were all the people who she…


By Jill Anderson 06/29/2016 11:13 AM EDT
Longfellow

Dean James Ryan has announced that Karen Brennan, Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell, and Sarah Dryden-Peterson have been promoted to associate professor, and Elizabeth City has been promoted to senior lecturer on education. The faculty members join David…


By Jill Anderson 06/28/2016 9:59 AM EDT
Anne Sweeney

Dean James Ryan announced today the creation of The Walt Disney Company Anne M. Sweeney Scholarship, in honor of Anne Sweeney, Ed.M.’80, that will support students pursuing their master’s degrees at HGSE.“I am grateful to The Walt…


By Marin Jorgensen 06/20/2016 12:31 PM EDT
Trophy

This past spring, a number of Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty members, 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 to…


By Jill Anderson 06/17/2016 10:21 AM EDT
For Haiti: Daniel Laurent, Ed.M.'96

The key to long-term recovery in Haiti, says one alum, is strengthening education.


By Matt Weber 06/15/2016 11:56 AM EDT
Understanding Educational Ethics

Situations of ethics are encountered by teachers, education leaders, and policymakers regularly,  but a true definition of "educational ethics" is difficult to pin down.While theories both broad and specific are common, "we don't really have a…


By Jill Anderson 06/09/2016 2:23 PM EDT
Mehta Named Radcliffe Fellow

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Associate Professor Jal Mehta to be a Radcliffe Institute fellow for the 2016–2017 academic year. Mehta joins 50 leading artists and scholars who will have one year…


By Matt Weber 06/08/2016 3:15 PM EDT
The Role of Family In a Child’s Success

In his six years in office — four of which he chair the city's education committee — former Boston City Councilor John R. Connolly went out into the community, met with families, asked questions, and listened."What I saw very clearly," he says,…


By Jill Anderson 06/02/2016 4:01 PM EDT
Eve Ewing

The research of doctoral marshal Eve Ewing examines school closures and the impact they have on communities.


By Jill Anderson 06/02/2016 2:29 PM EDT
Lauren Britt-Elmore, Ed.D.'16

Lauren Britt-Elmore, Ed.D.'16, explores how fine arts instruction fits in to the new world of massive open online courses.


By Matt Weber 06/01/2016 3:33 PM EDT
How To Give Good Feedback

How can those in education — and outside of it, for that matter — deliver feedback to their employees and colleagues in a constructive way, in a developmental and supportive way that can be true feedback for growth? This is the question explored…


By Jill Anderson 06/01/2016 2:06 PM EDT
School Choice

It’s not every day that people arrive on Appian Way in celebrity fashion in a limousine. But for Francis Yasharian’s family, he wouldn’t have them arrive at 2016 Convocation in any other way.“When I made the shift to…


By News editor 05/31/2016 2:02 PM EDT
Newspapers

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 Nadia Fenton-Rahim 05/31/2016 11:28 AM EDT
Space for Change: Alaina Harper, Ed.L.D.'16

The Ed.L.D. Program has a saying — you have to transform yourself in order to transform the sector. This is what Ed.L.D. Commencement marshal Alaina Harper set out to do when she came to the Harvard Graduate School of Education.Passionate about…


By Freeman Hrabowski 05/26/2016 4:21 PM EDT
Freeman Hrabowski, president of UMBC, delivered the Convocation address on May 25.

Freeman Hrabowski, president of University of Maryland – Baltimore County, delivered the Convocation address on May 25.


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