Archive | February, 2016

The Power and Benefits of Beauty

Howard Gardner discussed “beauty” as one of three key virtues in his 2011 book Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed. According to his conceptualization, beautiful things or experiences share three characteristics: they are interesting, memorable, and worth revisiting. Gardner’s work on beauty has subsequently been referenced in a November 2015 article on the Huffington Post‘s Healthy Living site. […]

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Gardner Comments in The Harvard Crimson

Howard Gardner has been interviewed for a trio of articles in the student-run university newspaper The Harvard Crimson. Consulted as a thought leader on issues in higher education today, Gardner provided context and opinions for the following stories: -“Harvard Tuition Jumped 31 Percent Since 1998, Report Says,” in which Gardner discusses the rising cost of […]

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2016 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Howard Gardner has been named among the most visible academics in the field of education, according to the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings compiled by Education Week‘s Rick Hess for his “Straight Up” op-ed column. Using publicly available and verifiable metrics like Google Scholar scores, press and web mentioned, Klout score, and book points, the […]

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How to Stop Cheating

An article by Howard Gardner and fellow Good Project researchers Alexis Redding and Carrie James has been published in Independent School, the magazine of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Titled “Nurturing Ethical Collaboration,” the piece outlines some of the primary reasons for the prevalence of cultures of cheating in secondary schools. The authors then offer […]

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