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Come On and Zoom

Amid crisis and uncertainty, the Ed School comes together (virtually) to carry on the work and to respond to the current moment.

Illustration by Brian Rea

Summer 2020

Photograph by Tyler Hicks


When it comes to educating refugee students, it’s not enough to just teach them. Schools also need to help them feel welcome — and supported.

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A Teacher’s Intuition

Teachers rely on it, often dozens of times every day in their classrooms. Sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn’t. It usually gets easier to trust with experience.

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Behind the Cover

A letter from Lory Hough, editor-in-chief of Harvard Ed. magazine.

Hetal Jani

Because They're Worth It

Alum starts mentorship program for immigrant girls.

Charter School

A Charter Member

An insider's look at the birth and growth of the charter school movement.

Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer 1943–2020

Harvard Ed. magazine remembers the longtime HGSE faculty member.

Randy Ribay

The Patron Saint of Writing What You Know

YA author, nominated for a National Book Award, teaches by day, writes by morning.

Illustration by Michael George Haddad

Turning the Tide II

New report addresses ethical character, not just academic achievement.

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See Yourself in the Curriculum

ColorFULL addresses lack of diversity in schools' multimedia offerings.

Drew Madson

Recess: Drew Madson, Cartoonist

Drew Madson, Ed.M.’20, doodles highlights from his year at HGSE.

Illustration by Michael George Haddad

You’re Gonna Learn to Laugh

How a break from humor and satire lasted a week for one master's student.

Emily Meland

Study Skills: Ph.D. Student Emily Meland, Ed.M.’16

Integrating SEL with culturally responsive practices.

Rhonda Bondie

The Making of Lecturer Rhonda Bondie

The director of professional learning on her early memories, inclusive teaching, and Tombstone Pizza.

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PD Also Means Personal Development

Ed.L.D. student creates development program for new teachers to manage stress and well-being.

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On My Bookshelf: Noah Heller

Noah Heller, lecturer and faculty director, Harvard Teacher Fellows (HTF), shares what he reads for pleasure.


Books: Summer 2020

Recent books published by members of the HGSE community.