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By Marin Jorgensen 08/24/2016 10:56 AM EDT
Back in the Field: Urban Scholars 2016

A look at the most recent graduates of the Urban Scholars Program and what they are doing now.


By Jill Anderson 08/23/2016 2:00 PM EDT
HGSE Orientation 2016

This week, 714 students arrived on Appian Way for orientation. Among the incoming cohort are 652 Ed.M. students, 50 doctoral students, and 12 C.A.S. students.


By Andrew Bauld 08/18/2016 4:29 PM EDT
Up Next: CodingConnect

The careers that HGSE alumni pursue in education once they have graduated are varied. And, for many new alums, their next steps begin to take shape long before they have left Appian Way. In this new series, Up Next, we check in with several…


By News editor 08/16/2016 2:23 PM EDT
SXSW.edu

The voting has begun! Members of the HGSE community have submitted panel proposals for SxSWedu — an annual conference of innovators in education. Your votes will help ensure that HGSE's panels are accepted for the 2017 event! 


By Matt Weber 08/11/2016 3:20 PM EDT
Judy Lam

The state of higher education in China is constantly evolving. Once dominated by public universities, the overwhelming demand for higher education in the country — with which public universities cannot keep up — has led to the emergence of…


By Andrew Bauld 08/11/2016 1:20 PM EDT
Up Next: CubbyCase

The careers that HGSE alumni pursue in education once they have graduated are varied. And, for many new alums, their next steps begin to take shape long before they have left Appian Way. In this new series, Up Next, we check in with several alumni…


By Jill Anderson 08/08/2016 2:40 PM EDT
Up Next: Charlotte Dungan, Ed.M.’16

The careers that HGSE alumni pursue in education once they have graduated are varied. And, for many new alums, their next steps begin to take shape long before they have left Appian Way. In this new series, Up Next, we check in with several…


By Matt Weber 08/04/2016 9:29 AM EDT
Portrait of an Educator

In her new book from Harvard Education Press, Brooklyn Dreams, author and educator Sonia Nieto tells the story of her life in education — as a student, teacher, and activist. The child of Puerto Rican immigrants, Nieto attended New York City public…


By News editor 08/01/2016 4:21 PM 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 July.


By Andrew Bauld 07/28/2016 1:05 PM EDT
Yefei Jin

The careers that HGSE alumni pursue in education once they have graduated are varied. And, for many new alums, their next steps begin to take shape long before they have left Appian Way. In this new series, Up Next, we check in with several…


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.


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