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By News editor 02/07/2019 4:03 PM EST
Associate Professor Martin West looks at the confirmation hearing of U.S. Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos

Professor Jack P. Shonkoff, director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, presented testimony at a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

By Elliot Higger 02/07/2019 1:57 PM EST
Mona Thompson teaching Improv for Educators

During J-Term, master's candidate Mona Thompson offered the HGSE community an interactive opportunity to hone the listening and quick-reaction skills that are necessary in the classroom — and on stage.

By Jill Anderson 02/06/2019 2:50 PM EST

Behavioral scientist Todd Rogers on new (and old) strategies to fight absenteeism and get more students back into the classroom.

By News editor 02/06/2019 8:22 AM EST
Bus driving in rural area

With the launch of a new national initiative and a network of district partners, the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University will partner with rural schools to move the needle on absenteeism and college readiness and enrollment.

By Jill Anderson 02/04/2019 8:34 AM EST
Howard Gardner

Exploring the experiences of students, faculty, and staff, Howard Gardner and his Project Zero team seek to illuminate the road ahead for higher education.

By Elliot Higger 01/29/2019 9:22 AM EST
J-Term students

Every January, students are offered the time between semesters to extend their learning in a variety of unique ways.

By Grace Tatter 01/18/2019 12:48 PM EST
MLK Blvd

Students and staff from across campus convene at HGSE to explore their own roles — and Harvard's — in fulfilling Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision

By News editor 01/15/2019 8:20 AM EST
A Turning Point for Social-Emotional Learning

A major new report from the Aspen Institute — drawing on research from Professor Stephanie Jones — adds fuel to a growing movement to integrate social, emotional, and academic learning and teach the whole child.

By News editor 01/07/2019 9:04 AM EST
Associate Professor Jon Star

Professor Jon Star comments on the efficacy of extracurricular math programs.

By Emily Boudreau 01/03/2019 11:49 AM EST
Mariel Novas

For Ed.L.D. candidate Mariel Novas, the first step to meeting the needs of a community — educational and otherwise — is to listen to its voices and maximize its resources.

By News editor 01/01/2019 4:07 PM EST
In the Media

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in December.

By News editor 12/17/2018 3:47 PM EST
Domonic Rollins

Double Take, HGSE's community storytelling program, held its latest successful event on December 7.

By Jill Anderson 12/13/2018 11:00 AM EST
Stanley Andrisse

Stanley Andrisse, director of From Prison Cell to Ph.D., discusses the school-to-prison pipeline and how higher education can transform the lives of formerly incarcerated people.

By Emily Boudreau 12/12/2018 12:30 PM EST
Global education

Student group Education in Emergencies will co-host a hackathon around the education issues of Syrian refugees in Jordan on campus on December 14–15.

By Emily Boudreau 12/12/2018 8:34 AM EST
Alexandra Bachorik

Master's student — and medical doctor — Alexandra Bachorik is working toward a curriculum that will lead to better health outcomes for women.

By Jill Anderson 12/06/2018 9:00 AM EST
Oakland Promise

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has zeroed in on education as a core priority. In an EdCast, we ask her why education is so central to her vision for Oakland — and about her ambitious program to get more city kids to college.

By Jill Anderson 12/06/2018 9:00 AM EST
Faculty chairs

Four faculty members at the Harvard Graduate School of Education have recently been awarded named chairs.

By News editor 12/01/2018 11:25 AM EST
In the Media

Appearances by members of the HGSE community, as well as HGSE research projects and initiatives, in the national press — both traditional and online — in November.

By Jill Anderson 11/28/2018 3:20 PM EST
How Personalized Learning Can Lead to Success

Lecturer Todd Rose discusses what we can learn from "dark horses" and how personalized learning can put students on the path to success.

By Emily Boudreau 11/26/2018 4:50 PM EST
Collaborative Action

At the Askwith Forums on November 29, a discussion on how communities can collaborate to accelerate positive outcomes for children.