Archive | March, 2015

Bloomsburg Creates Professorship of Good Work

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a close partner of the Good Project, has recently created the Joan and Fred Miller Distinguished Professor of Good Work position. The professorship was established with a gift from Joan Miller, a retired faculty member from the University who incorporated Good Work into the nursing students’ curriculum and helped to start a wider Good […]

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2015 Brock Prize Symposium

Tune in on Tuesday, March 24th, at 8:30pm ET to watch a live stream of Howard Gardner speaking at the Brock Prize Symposium in honor of his receipt of the 2015 Brock International Prize! Click here to be taken to the site.

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Grit Will Make a Difference

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, […]

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Hunter College Great Thinker Series

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 […]

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A New Year, a New Approach

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 […]

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