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2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

For the second year in a row, Howard Gardner is the third most influential education thinker on the annual RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, released by Rick Hess in Education Week via the American Enterprise Institute. The list compiles statistics about American scholars shaping educational policy and practice, including Google Scholar rankings, Amazon information, and press […]

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MI Theory’s Lasting Impact

2020 marks the centennial of the opening of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the school is celebrating by highlighting 100 stories about its impact over the past century. Howard Gardner recently spoke to HGSE’s Jill Anderson on the topic of multiple intelligences theory, its development, and its impact. Watch the video via YouTube […]

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Gardner Contributes to OECD Learning Compass 2030

The OECD’s Learning Compass 2030 is an educational framework directed towards individual and societal well-being. As a component of the Learning Compass 2030 resource package, Howard Gardner has written a briefing about the necessity for education of the future to strive for the common good. He shares his view is that, in order to prepare […]

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Festschrift for Ellen Winner

Howard Gardner has published a contribution to his wife Ellen Winner’s Festschrift. A Festschrift is a collection of articles and reflections released in honor of a scholar, usually around a milestone in their career or birthday. Gardner’s reflections touch on the many qualities of Ellen as a scholar that he values and appreciates. Click here […]

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An “Industrial Ph.D.”: Oxymoron, or the Salvation of Higher Education?

by Howard Gardner The University of Reggio Emilia and Modena in Northern Italy has announced an ‘industrial Ph.D.” in “Reggio Childhood Studies” and has admitted an initial cohort of ten students. Over the course of three years, the doctoral candidates will take courses, decide on a thesis topic, carry out the necessary library and/or empirical […]

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