Archive | December, 2015

Katie Davis Named APS Rising Star

Dr. Katie Davis, an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Information School and co-author 2013’s The App Generation, has been recognized by the Association for Psychological Science as a 2015 Rising Star! Davis earned her Ed.D. in Human Development and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2011. She studies the role of […]

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Video of Gardner’s TEDxBeaconStreet Talk

On November 15th, 2015, Howard Gardner delivered his talk “Beyond Wit and Grit: Rethinking the Keys to Success” at Boston’s TEDxBeaconStreet event. A video of the presentation is now available via YouTube. In this talk, Gardner summarizes his work on intelligence (leading to the theory of multiple intelligences) and his transition to working on the […]

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A Future for the Professions?

Howard Gardner has recently launched a new blog called “The Professional Ethicist” via the Good Project’s website! In this series, Gardner discusses in-depth vexed ethical issues that arise in the workplace and also in other sectors of society based on his years of research with the Good Project. Below, Gardner explained the decision to name the […]

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An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg

On December 1, 2015, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced the birth of their daughter, Max, as well a huge philanthropic commitment to give away $45 billion (99% of their shares in the company) to charity. In a letter to their daughter, Chan and Zuckerberg expressed their interest in funding […]

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Answering John Gardner’s Challenge

Howard Gardner has contributed a blog post to DML Central, the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub’s blog devoted to the effects of digital media on education and youth civics. Recounting John W. Gardner’s two decade old reflection that many young people are doing good work but are unsupported by government legislation, Howard Gardner notes […]

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