Archive | September, 2016
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What Concept Needs an English Word?

If you could add a word to the English language that doesn’t currently exist, what concept or idea would that word express? This was a question posed by The Atlantic to readers and a handful of commentators. In it’s October 2016 issue, the magazine published some of the most thoughtful answers, including Howard Gardner’s response. Gardner’s proposal, one […]

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Gardner Discusses Intelligence in Chile

In June 2016, Howard Gardner visited Chile to deliver two talks for Seminarium, an executive leadership education organization in Latin America. Gardner spoke to an audience of 2,000 attendees about his well-known theory of multiple intelligences and about his book Five Minds for the Future, which concerns the types of skills needed to succeed in the 21st […]

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Webinar: Between Literacies and Livelihoods

In May 2016, Howard Gardner hosted a webinar organized by Usable Knowledge at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on the topic “Between Literacies and Livelihoods.” Now, a recording of the webinar is available to the public for viewing.  In this talk, Gardner using the framing values of truth, beauty, and goodness (from his 2011 book Truth, Beauty, […]

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Gardner’s Vision as Sec. of Education

If you were the United States Secretary of Education, what would you seek to achieve? What would your priorities be for your term in office? Howard Gardner was asked to consider these questions during a September 2016 interview with Cathy Rubin for her website CMRubinWorld (also reprinted in other publications). In this piece, Gardner shares his […]

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