An interview with Howard Gardner has been featured in the Spring 2015 edition...
In a January 28, 2015, article in the Education World blog, Jeffrey Beard, former director of the International Baccalaureate Organisation and Chairman/Founder of Global Study Pass, draws on Howard Gardner’s work on the Good Project and his current thoughts about “grit.” As discussed in his talk for the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Campaign launch in Fall 2014, […]
On February 6, 2015, Howard Gardner spoke in New York City at Hunter College’s Creative Writing Center as a part of the school’s Great Thinkers Series lecture program. Delivering his talk “Beyond Wit and Grit,” Gardner spoke about the importance of cultivating our multifaceted intellectual capacities and of directing our work ethic and other energies […]
The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Usable Knowledge website is a portal that translates educational research into practical tools and information for educators. At the start of 2015, Usable Knowledge featured Good Work Toolkit, a collection of materials and associated activities that encourages reflection about what it means to do “good” in professional and personal life. The […]
In January 2015, Howard Gardner gave a three-part lecture series at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on the topic of the virtues of truth, beauty, and goodness. Based on his 2011 book Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed, Gardner shared his current thinking about how to impart the virtues in a postmodern, digitally-saturated era. After […]
The Huffington Post has published a blog post by Howard Gardner and Jeffrey Beard in which they discuss the concept of “grit.” Appearing in C.M. Rubin’s “The Global Search for Education” column and following a Q&A format, Gardner and Beard comment on how to know whether a project has good grit or bad grit, how to foster […]