Monthly Archives: April 2012


Students Gather for Student Practitioner Conference

By Jill Anderson 04/30/2012 03:48 pm | Add a Comment

For the 78 students enrolled in the Field Experience Program (FEP), last week’s Student Practice Conference offered an opportunity to both directly apply and share what they learned in their coursework. Read More…

Tom Hehir

HGSE in the Media: April 2012

By 04/30/2012 01:00 pm | 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 for the month of April 2012. Read More…

Howard Gardner

Gardner Thinks Big

By 04/30/2012 11:33 am | 1 Comment

Professor Howard Gardner recently recorded a series of videos for Big Think. Read More…

Longfellow Door

HGSE Projects Awarded HILT Grants

By Jill Anderson 04/27/2012 03:37 pm | Add a Comment

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) announced the recipients of the Hauser Fund grants. The HGSE community is represented in 25 percent of the selected projects which aim to catalyze, evaluate, and expand experimental approaches to teaching and improve student learning in higher education. Read More…

Obama Askwith

Obama’s 2020 College Graduation Goal

By 04/27/2012 03:16 pm | Add a Comment

Join influential leaders in higher education as they discuss President Obama’s 2020 Goal of America to double the number of college graduates. Read More…

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Educated person

Defining the Educated Person

By Jill Anderson 04/26/2012 08:00 am | 3 Comments

At the core of debates about education reform, from K-12 to college and university, are alternative views on the purposes of education. Read More…

Askwith Forums, Headlines
Michael Brown

Harvard EdCast: Giving a Year

By Matt Weber 04/25/2012 08:00 am | Add a Comment

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Michael Brown, cofounder and CEO of City Year, reflects on how his program is strengthening human capital through a year of national service in the education sector. Read More…

Finland Group

From HGSE to Finland

By Wunderkind Life Finland Team 04/24/2012 02:53 pm | 1 Comment

A group of six HGSE students spent spring break in Helsinki, Finland with the mission to experience firsthand the daily lives of the people behind the highly successful Finnish education system. Read More…

Andrew J. Bell Junior High in New Orleans

New Orleans Education Reform: Pass or Fail?

By Jill Anderson 04/24/2012 08:00 am | 2 Comments

What can educators learn from the efforts to rebuild New Orleans schools? Watch the discussion unfold at the Askwith Forum. (Photo: Andrew J. Bell Junior High in New Orleans. Photo by New Orleans Lady/Flickr.) Read More…

Askwith Forums, Headlines
Jingqiu Guan at CIDE

Ed School Students Take on Distant Internships

By Matt Weber 04/23/2012 02:12 pm | 1 Comment

Members of the Ed School community share their thoughts on and experiences with the s Distant Internship Program, a unique and valuable program offered by the Career Services Office. Read More…


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