Archive | 2014

Dear me, future psychologist

The gradPSYCH Blog, a website from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), has published a post by Howard Gardner in the form of an imaginary letter in which he offers advice to his younger self.  Writing to the Howard Gardner of 1960 from the perspective of 2014, Dr. Gardner recounts an episode from his […]

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“Beyond Wit and Grit”

As part of the Bold Ideas & Critical Conversations event held during the Harvard Graduate School of Education campaign launch on September 19, 2014, eight faculty members were each given eight minutes to discuss research-based ideas that they think will have an impact on the field. Howard Gardner chose to talk on the topic of […]

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Why The Obamas Should Teach

The Washington Post has published a blog by Howard Gardner and Jim Reese (director of the Washington International School) titled “Why the Obamas should consider teaching in an urban public school after 2016.” Appearing in Valerie Strauss’s “Answer Sheet” column, the article makes the case that Barack and Michelle Obama would benefit the American education […]

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Multiple Wits and Good Grit

Howard Gardner has written a guest article in Valerie Strauss’s “Answer Sheet” blog on educational topics in The Washington Post. In this piece, Gardner asks, “What does it take to succeed?” Relating his earlier work on multiple intelligences to more recent research on The Good Project, he concludes that one needs wits (plural), by using our […]

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LinkedIn Features The Good Project

In September 2014, author and psychologist Daniel Goleman, who wrote the book Emotional Intelligence, published an article on LinkedIn entitled “Starting a New Career? Consider Good Work.” In this piece, Goleman recounts a conversation that he had with Howard Gardner about finding meaning, enjoyment, and fulfillment in one’s career. Gardner offers job-seekers and those transitioning into […]

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