Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fernando Reimers

Reimers Named to Powermeter List

By Jill Anderson 03/15/2012 12:00 pm | 1 Comment

Professor Fernando Reimers was recently named to the seventh annual Powermeter list compiled by El Planeta, Massachusetts’ largest-circulating Spanish-language publication. Read More…

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Blind Advantage

Harvard EdCast: The Blind Advantage

By Matt Weber 03/14/2012 08:00 am | 4 Comments

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Bill Henderson, author and principal in the Boston Public Schools discusses how going blind made him a stronger principal and how including children with disabilities made his school better for everyone. Read More…

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Adrienne Mundy-Shephard

Examining GSAs: Adrienne Mundy-Shephard

By Jill Anderson 03/12/2012 12:26 pm | Add a Comment

Doctoral student Adrienne Mundy-Shephard’s research centers on how the intersection of racial and sexual minority identity impacts school experiences and educational outcomes, particularly in the context of bullying and participation in Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs). Read More…

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AOCC Keynote Suggests We Disrupt the Discourse

By Jill Anderson 03/09/2012 04:24 pm | 1 Comment

At the Askwith Forum held March 2 in conjunction with the three-day Alumni of Color Conference, keynote speaker John H. Jackson, Ed.M.’98, Ed.D.’01, president and CEO of the Schott Foundation for Public Education, ruminated on how to disrupt the discourse in education. Read More…

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Sarah Glover by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

Education Reform, By the Numbers

By Colleen Walsh 03/09/2012 09:54 am | Add a Comment

The Harvard Gazette explores Harvard’s Center for Policy Education Research’s Strategic Data Project. Read More…

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Wendy Kopp

Watch the Wendy Kopp Askwith Forum

By 03/07/2012 02:12 pm | Add a Comment

Wendy Kopp, CEO and founder of Teach For America, came to Askwith Forums to share an update on the organization. her talk was followed by a discussion with former Teach For America corps members currently studying at the Ed School. Read More…

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Tom Kane

Harvard EdCast: The Great Teacher Checklist

By Matt Weber 03/07/2012 01:33 pm | 6 Comments

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Professor Thomas Kane discusses findings from the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Project, a project designed to give teachers the feedback they need to thrive in the classroom. Read More…

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Fernando Reimers

Reimers Appointed to Board of Higher Education

By 03/06/2012 09:35 am | Add a Comment

On March 5, Governor Deval Patrick announced the appointments of David J. Barron and Fernando M. Reimers to the Board of Higher Education. Read More…

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Kathleen McCartney

HGSE In the Media: February 2012

By 03/05/2012 10:29 am | Add a Comment

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online. Read More…

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Jack Shonkoff

Targeting Toxic Stress in Children

By Karen Weintraub 03/05/2012 09:50 am | Add a Comment

Professor Jack Shonkoff, director of the Center on the Developing Child, speaks to “The Boston Globe” about childhood stress. Read More…

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