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Harvard EdCasts

By Jill Anderson 11/08/2018 11:07 AM EST
Relation-shift

Catherine Brown, vice president of education policy at the Center for American Progress, provides insight into sex education standards around the country and the shift to do more.


By Jill Anderson 11/01/2018 3:13 PM EDT
Harvard Yard

Natasha Warikoo on the discrimination lawsuit against Harvard and whether the college admissions process can truly ever be fair.


By Jill Anderson 10/25/2018 11:04 AM EDT
Faith in Ed

Senior Lecturer Irvin Scott talks about why faith leaders can be key players in educational outcomes for children in their communities.


By Jill Anderson 10/17/2018 3:48 PM EDT
Mizzou protest

University of Missouri Associate Professor Ben Trachtenberg on why the 2015 Mizzou protests escalated to such dramatic levels and what other universities can learn from the school’s experience.


By Jill Anderson 10/10/2018 4:50 PM EDT
Andria Zafirakou

How one globally recognized teacher uses the arts as a powerful tool for inclusion in schools.


By Jill Anderson 10/03/2018 12:53 PM EDT
Who Goes to Private Schools?

Private school enrollments are declining — a trend that reveals a lot about the middle class in America. Here’s why it’s important for everyone to pay attention to who goes to private school.


By Jill Anderson 09/26/2018 11:06 AM EDT
Demoralized teachers

The real reason teachers are leaving the profession (not burn out!) and how school leaders can help stave off this phenomenon.


By Jill Anderson 09/19/2018 8:10 AM EDT
High school football game

With evidence mounting that tackle football can have lasting, negative effects on children's brains, is it unethical for schools to continue their programs?


By Jill Anderson 09/12/2018 2:15 PM EDT
Junlei Li

An early childhood expert — inspired by Mister Rogers — describes the meaning of "high quality" in early education, the lasting legacy of Fred Rogers, and the power of "deep and simple" interactions between caregiver and child.


By Matt Weber, By Jill Anderson 06/20/2018 3:18 PM EDT
Minnijean Brown-Trickey

Civil Rights activist Minnijean Brown-Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, discusses the need for America to face the truth and understand it — especially in schools — if we want to see change.


By Jill Anderson 05/16/2018 4:19 PM EDT
Teens and Smartphones

Psychologist Jean Twenge discusses her research that examines how smartphones affect teens' happiness, and advises on how children and adults can use smartphones in the healthiest ways.


By Matt Weber 05/09/2018 12:28 PM EDT
Escuela Nueva

Vicky Colbert, director of the Escuela Nueva Foundation and former vice-minister of education in Colombia, discusses what makes Escuela Nueva's unique school model so successful.


By Iman Rastegari 04/25/2018 4:37 PM EDT
Learning for Careers

Faculty members Robert Schwartz and Nancy Hoffman discuss their new book, the Pathways to Prosperity Network, and what they’ve learned about preparing students for the workplace.


By Jill Anderson 04/18/2018 11:46 AM EDT
Security Camera

UC–Berkeley Professor Calvin Morrill on how one school's increased security policies altered its culture and how the current debate about school security can be informed by this experience.


By Matt Weber 04/12/2018 10:59 AM EDT
C.J. Anderson

C.J. Anderson of the Denver Broncos reflects on his community activism and shares tips for other nonprofit leaders.


By Matt Weber 04/05/2018 11:00 AM EDT
Financial Literacy

Angel Rich, founder and CEO of The Wealth Factory, examines the intersection of financial literacy, technology, and education.


By Jill Anderson 03/28/2018 11:27 AM EDT
Angela Santomera

Children's television producer Angela Santomero shares the inspirations behind her hit shows and talks about how parents can use television in smart and healthy ways.


By Matt Weber 03/22/2018 10:57 AM EDT
Computational Thinking

Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research and chief designer of the Wolfram Language, reflects on the evolving role of computational literacy and AI in education.


By Matt Weber 03/15/2018 2:52 PM EDT
Growth Mindset

Stanford professor Carol Dweck discusses her seminal research on mindset and how, by incorporating growth mindset, schools and organizations can create a curriculum of change.


By Matt Weber 03/07/2018 3:46 PM EST
Making Caring Common

Rick Weissbourd, faculty director of Making Caring Common, discusses the launch of the Caring Schools #CommonGood campaign.


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