News Teaching and Learning Week at HGSE Teaching and Learning Week offers a variety of experiences for faculty, students, and staff to share and explore innovations in teaching and learning taking place at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Posted October 15, 2018 By News editor Teaching and learning are at the heart of the field of education — from early childhood, to K–12, to higher education, to informal and workplace learning. Teaching and Learning Week allows all of us to explore and reflect on our own experiences as learners and facilitators of others’ learning. This year's activities include:a session exploring the capacities needed to make rapid, flexible instructional decisions (work that is funded by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching)an interactive session on encouraging classroom dialoguea music night for families focused on building children's awareness and empathy for cultures around the worlda gallery walk with members of HGSE's Teaching and Learning Lab to explore design principles behind the development of the How People Learn course.a hands-on session on leveraging the science of learning and featuring HGSE’s Instructional Moves project that showcases high-leverage teaching strategiesan open class with T550 Designing for Learning by Creatingan event co-offered between Gutman Library and Harvard Teacher Fellows on Learning with Digital Media from the Library of Congressa live, interactive cooking demo hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and the Gutman Commons Café (with take-home treats cooked during the learning experience) As part of Teaching and Learning Week, several faculty members contributed essays about how we teach and learn:Learning and Living with History in the Room by Assistant Professor Jarvis GivensWho Is in the Room? by Lecturer Eileen McGowanTeaching Toward the Unknown by Senior Lecturer Junlei LiVideo from the open class with Associate Professor Karen Brennan:T-550 in 55 Seconds! News The latest research, perspectives, and highlights from the Harvard Graduate School of Education Explore All Articles Related Articles News Teaching and Learning Week at HGSE News Innovations in Teaching News Teaching and Learning Week: T-550 in 55 Seconds As part of HGSE’s sixth annual Teaching and Learning Week, Associate Professor Karen Brennan opened the doors of her popular class to the larger community.