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David Perkins

40 Years of Teaching Thinking: Revolution, Evolution, and What Next?

By 10/07/2011 03:49 pm | Add a Comment

On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, Professor David Perkins, founding member of Project Zero and cofounder of WIDE World, spoke at the Askwith Forum. Read More…

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David Perkins at Askwith

What Makes a Thinker

By Colleen Walsh 09/30/2011 11:00 am | Add a Comment

Professor David Perkins asked his audience during a lecture in Longfellow Hall on Tuesday to answer what he deemed a “sensible moral question.” Read More…

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Susan Moore Johnson

Johnson, Perkins Named to Endowed Chairs

By 11/18/2009 01:27 pm | 1 Comment

Dean Kathleen McCartney has announced the appointment of two Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty members to endowed chairs. Susan Moore Johnson was named the Jerome T. Murphy Professor of Education and David Perkins was named the Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning. Read More…

Yo-yo Ma

The Silk Road Project Focuses on Passion-Driven Education During Harvard Residency

By Jill Anderson 10/20/2009 01:20 pm | 1 Comment

Harvard Graduate School of Education, with support from the Office for the Arts at Harvard, will present a Silk Road Project residency with acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble musicians. Read More…

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Let the Games Begin

By 09/25/2009 03:01 pm | 9 Comments

Growing up, Professor David Perkins wasn’t especially good at baseball. In fact, he says he didn’t show much talent for sports at all. Yet it was America’s national pastime that Perkins turned to when he started writing his recent book, Making Learning Whole. Read More…

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Future of Learning/PPE

The Future of Learning Explored at PPE Institute

By Jill Anderson 08/28/2009 11:23 am | 3 Comments

What exactly will the future of learning look like? That was the question on the minds of the 150 participants of the Programs in Professional Education’s (PPE) first Future of Learning institute held in August. Read More…

David Perkins

Education at Bat: Seven Principles for Educators

By Ruth Walker 01/01/2009 02:08 pm | Add a Comment

When Professor David Perkins looked back at his childhood little league and “backyard baseball” experiences he found the perfect metaphor for the set of teaching concepts he presents in his new book, “Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education.” Read More…

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Longfellow Door

The Matter of Civic and Moral Education

By Jill Anderson 11/19/2008 11:10 am | 10 Comments

As schools and educators fine-tune curricula to meet standards and accountability targets, civic and moral education continue to slide further and further out of focus, creating a new gap in American education. Read More…

Kurt Fischer

An Exchange of Ideas at PPE’s MBE Institute

By Jill Anderson 07/30/2008 12:35 pm | Add a Comment

“Everything we do involves multiple parts of the brain,” Professor Kurt Fischer told the over 90 participants at the recent Programs in Professional Education institute, Connecting the Mind, Brain, and Education. Read More…

Howard Gardner

Origins of a Framework for Effective Practice

By 05/29/2008 04:29 pm | Add a Comment

Good ideas often arise out of collaboration among reflective people. Such is the case with the Teaching for Understanding framework. Read More…

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