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By News editor 04/28/2016 4:02 PM EDT
Engineering Personalized Learning

In the Askwith Forum on May 5, Summit Schools' Diane Tavenner and Facebook's Mike Sego will discuss how Summit teachers partnered with Facebook engineers to develop an online personalized learning platform available to any school for free.


By News editor 04/27/2016 4:01 PM EDT
Teens and Sex

Author Peggy Orenstein will discuss her "New York Times" bestselling book, "Girls and Sex" at the Askwith Forum on May 3.


By Jill Anderson 04/27/2016 10:37 AM EDT
Ben Leddy

Blending song, art, and education is par for the course for master's candidate Ben Leddy.


By News editor 04/26/2016 4:33 PM EDT
HSRA @ HGSE

Staff and students from the nation’s one-and-only High School for Recording Arts — “Hip Hop High” — talk about the transformative charter school's model centered around the music industry and the recording arts.


By Matt Weber 04/21/2016 12:03 PM EDT
Educating Girls Globally

The global conversation around education — the access to and quality of — is of the utmost importance, says Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO. But what should not be overlooked is the "unfinished business," namely that, in terms of parity…


By Marin Jorgensen, By Siffat Hingorani 04/20/2016 3:40 PM EDT
Jeff King

Master's candidate Jeff King creates educational games to capture the imaginations — and attention — of his students.


By News editor 04/20/2016 2:21 PM EDT
26 Miles, 26 Teachers

This year, on April 18, Dean Jim Ryan ran the Boston Marathon for the sixth time. Just like last year, he dedicated his race to teachers.


By Matt Weber 04/18/2016 11:11 AM EDT
Finding Passion in Learning

The intersection of arts and education — and the idea of artists as teachers — is a subject that has long fascinated Lecturer Steve Seidel, director of the Arts in Education Program. And, as faculty chair of The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning,…


By News editor 04/12/2016 1:58 PM EDT
Pasi Sahlberg

Visiting Professor Pasi Sahlberg has been awarded the LEGO Prize 2016 for his work to improve the quality of children’s education worldwide.Sahlberg received the prize today at the LEGO Foundation’s annual LEGO Idea Conference in Denmark,…


By News editor 04/11/2016 2:24 PM EDT
With This Ring: Winning Marriage Equality

Public opinion on marriage equality shifted more dramatically than nearly any other civil rights debate in history. What lessons can we learn from the marriage equality movement? This question and more will be explored at the Askwith Forum on 4/13.


By Andrew Bauld 04/11/2016 1:52 PM EDT
Art-by-Katya-Miranda

When Arts in Education students Isabel Diez and Hanako Sawada Lacerda began to plan this year’s Latin America Education Forum (LAEF) Conference, it was very important to them to make student artwork a prominent part.“We wanted to bring arts into…


By News editor 04/08/2016 11:08 AM EDT
The Harvard Medical School professor will deliver ""Using the Flipped Classroom to Teach Thinking Skills: What You Should Know about Breathing for the 4th of July Barbeque

The Harvard Medical School professor will deliver "Using the Flipped Classroom to Teach Thinking Skills: What You Should Know about Breathing for the 4th of July Barbeque" on Monday, April 11 at noon.


By Matt Weber 04/06/2016 3:22 PM EDT
An Everyone Culture

How can your company or organization — or school — unlock its full potential? In their new book, An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization, Ed School faculty members Robert Kegan, Lisa Lahey, Matthew Miller, and…


By Jill Anderson 04/06/2016 1:59 PM EDT
Stage

Dean James Ryan and the Harvard Graduate School of Education Speakers Committee announced today that Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), will address graduates and their families at the 2016…


By News editor 04/06/2016 12:45 PM EDT
IEP Reunion

Over 60 graduates of HGSE's International Education Policy (IEP) Program joined with current students and faculty this weekend in celebration of the good work being done toward the advancement of educational opportunity around the world.


By News editor 04/05/2016 12:12 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 March.


By Jill Anderson 04/04/2016 3:31 PM EDT
Brian Mitchell

Higher Education Program student Brian Mitchell found an unexpected second career when he took a chance on higher ed.


By Jill Anderson 04/01/2016 3:04 PM EDT
Global Autism Awareness

HGSE students and alumni join forces to create Global Autism Awareness Project.


By News editor 03/24/2016 4:05 PM EDT
Against the Odds

An Askwith Forum on March 31 will examine the challenges that remain for girls around the world to access a high-quality education, and the work that activists, teachers, governments, and intergovernmental organizations are advancing to address them.


By Jill Anderson 03/24/2016 8:55 AM EDT
Data Dialogue

First- and second-year doctoral candidates from Harvard interested in quantitative education research should apply by April 5.


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