About Usable Knowledge

Connecting Research to Practice

Usable Knowledge is an online resource from the Harvard Graduate School of Education that aims to make education research and best practices accessible to educators, policymakers, members of the media, nonprofit leaders, entrepreneurs, and parents.

Our goal is to put smart, trustworthy, and useful information directly into the hands of practitioners, who can use it to make a difference in their classrooms, schools, districts, universities, and communities.

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Usable Knowledge is published by the Office of Communications and Marketing at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Contact us at uknow@gse.harvard.edu.

Senior Communications Project Manager: Bari Walsh
Usable Knowledge Writer: Leah Shafer


Usable Knowledge is a trusted source of insight into what works in education — translating new research into easy-to-use stories and strategies for teachers, parents, K-12 leaders, higher ed professionals, and policymakers. Usable Knowledge is produced at the Harvard Graduate School of Education by Bari Walsh (senior editor) and Leah Shafer (staff writer). Contact us at uknow@gse.harvard.edu.