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Stories, faculty specialties, degree offerings, and professional development programs on topics spanning ethics in education, civic education and engagement, and the purposes of education
How the current influence of mom groups could shape the future of education
HGSE panel offered advice for educators in divided times
Children cheat less when you show you trust them
Exhibiting faith in children nurtures integrity, say researchers
An exploration of healing-centered engagement, a social-emotional learning approach that promotes self-esteem and offers a holistic view of recovery for young people of color managing trauma while also creating positive conditions for academic achievement.
Chelsea Clinton, researchers, and climate activists discuss the impact of a warming planet on early development
"I’m totally sympathetic to trying to use language that will feel inclusive. I [just] hope that this kind of inclusivity is not accompanied by leaving certain concepts or conversations just off to the side and not having those because they are perceived as being politically divisive."
"How do we balance the needs of individual students in our classroom with the needs of the group? This is a small thing, but it has profound consequences for everyone’s learning."
"We have been focused so much on academic freedom and free speech that we have neglected to set standards for a culture of mutual respect. It is necessary to do both."
Creative ways educators can adjust their curriculum during "treacherous" times
A guide for educators as efforts intensify to censor books
As national history and civics scores drop, educators are finding new ways to make room in their classrooms for social studies
How educators are speaking out in response to recent — and increasing — book bans
Tony DelaRosa, Ed.M.'18, unpacks how educators teach Asian American Pacific Islander narratives — and how that can be transformed
Senior Lecturer Joe Blatt has assembled a cross-Harvard team to develop methods for turning climate change skeptics into green energy supporters after being awarded a Salata Institute grant
“Don't shy away from controversy. That's where really rich learning happens. And more importantly, I think the significant learning that we need for a really functioning democracy.”
An exploration of ways in which educators can instill civic identity in students
Alum looks at the role learning more than one language can play in bettering democracy
An alum produces civics-minded projects centering community, artistry, and advocacy
Active citizenship requires a broad set of skills, new study finds
"Even though many people care about the ethical dimensions of educational policy and practice, many fewer are working directly with educators, school and district leaders, state policymakers, nonprofits, ministries of education, and the like to help them reflect upon and address the specific ethical issues they are wrestling with in their work."