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Wendy Kopp

Harvard EdCast: A Candid Conversation with Wendy Kopp

By Matt Weber 04/16/2014 02:30 pm | Add a Comment

Wendy Kopp, CEO and cofounder of Teach For All, candidly reflects on her experiences leading Teach For All and Teach For America, and shares her thoughts on the future of both organizations. Read More…

Hiro Yoshikawa

Harvard EdCast: 40 Years of Child and Family Policy

By Matt Weber 04/09/2014 01:49 pm | Add a Comment

New York University Professor Hiro Yoshikawa, co-editor of “Improving the Odds For America’s Children,” discusses the book and what we can expect from the upcoming Askwith Forum celebrating 40 Years of the Children’s Defense Fund. Read More…

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Temple Grandin

Harvard EdCast: 10 Minutes with Temple Grandin

By Matt Weber 04/02/2014 09:00 am | Add a Comment

Temple Grandin, world famous animal scientist and autism activist, shares insight into the way she thinks, reflects on the state of autism awareness, and even reveals her favorite Claire Danes movie. Read More…

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Harvard EdCast: Schools in a Broken State

By 03/26/2014 02:00 pm | Add a Comment

Assistant Professor Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Ed.D.’09, reflects on how education systems fare during periods of great turmoil and strife within a country. (Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2013) Read More…


Harvard EdCast: Unlocking the Immunity to Change

By Matt Weber 03/10/2014 02:59 pm | Add a Comment

Professor Robert Kegan discusses the mechanics, challenges, and excitement in teaching his new HarvardX course, Unlocking the Immunity to Change. Read More…

Greg Duncan

Harvard EdCast: Restoring Opportunity in Education

By Matt Weber 03/05/2014 02:57 pm | Add a Comment

University of California – Irvine Professor Greg Duncan, coauthor of the Harvard Education Press book “Restoring Opportunity,” speaks about the crisis of inequality and discusses the challenges facing American education in both historical and practical contexts. Read More…

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Beverly Daniel Tatum

Harvard EdCast: Beverly Daniel Tatum

By Matt Weber 02/26/2014 03:05 pm | 1 Comment

Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum, keynote speaker at the 2014 AOCC, discusses how far we’ve come toward realizing Martin Luther King Jr.’s “dream,” and how schools and communities can continue creating pathways of opportunity for all children. Read More…

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Harvard EdCast: Incubating #Edtech

By Matt Weber 02/19/2014 02:56 pm | Add a Comment

In anticipation of LearnLaunch’s annual conference to be held at Harvard on February 28 and March 1, Eileen Rudden, cofounder of LearnLaunch, reflects on the state of entrepreneurship and ed tech. Read More…

Can Love Be Taught?

Harvard EdCast: Can Love Be Taught?

By Matt Weber 02/12/2014 12:10 pm | 3 Comments

In this edition of the EdCast, Lecturer Richard Weissbourd discusses whether love can be effectively taught in schools, reflects on the state of sex-ed, and examines where love is best modeled in the media. Read More…

Thomas Menino

Harvard EdCast: Mayor Menino’s Education Legacy

By Matt Weber 01/29/2014 03:21 pm | Add a Comment

Thomas Menino, former mayor of Boston, speaks with Lecturer Richard Weissbourd about his role in reshaping Boston schools and shepherding education policy in the city over the past two decades. Read More…


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