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J-Term Stories

By 02/22/2021 12:32 PM EST
Fractured U.S. Flag
Five principles to guide educators as they broach difficult topics in their classrooms — with students of all ages.
By 02/02/2021 4:12 PM EST
white heart against rainbow stripes
Creating loving spaces in which students of all gender and sexual identities can flourish.
By News editor 01/27/2020 8:17 AM EST
Rapid Prototyping of Educational Products
The time between semesters provides a variety of unique educational opportunities for the HGSE community.
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 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 Marin Jorgensen 05/01/2018 1:47 PM EDT
Cuban lesson plan
At Harvard Graduate School of Education, the weeks between semesters — affectionately called J-term — is a time for additional enrichment.
By News editor 01/12/2018 3:01 PM EST
HGSE's January term presents students with the opportunity to engage in a variety of unique learning experiences on campus and off.
By Jill Anderson, Matt Weber 01/31/2017 12:25 PM EST
Next Generation Design
NetDragon's Dejian Liu joined Professor Chris Dede to build a J-Term course on using design methodology to produce new learning environments.
By Newseditor 02/04/2016 9:57 AM EST
Copenhagen School
During J-term, Ed.L.D. candidates travel the globe in pursuit of learning.