Author Archives | Howard Gardner

Lifelong Learning and Learned Societies

by Howard Gardner Even if you are involved in education, you may know very little about academic learned societies. Perhaps you have heard about the Royal Society (London), or the National Academy of Sciences (Washington). And you may even have heard of the American Academy of Arts and Science in Cambridge (to which I am […]

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Ethics at Work: The Importance of Academic Honesty in Our Schools, Part III

by Wendy Fischman In the previous two blogs (Part I and Part II), I reflected on the recent admissions cheating scandal in light of our earlier research of young workers and our large, national study of higher education. In this blog, I describe some takeaways based on our study—ways we might begin to address these […]

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Gardner Interviewed by National Art Education Association

In March 2019, Howard Gardner presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) as a keynote speaker on “Beyond Wit and Grit,” tying together multiple intelligences (MI) theory with his decades on The Good Project. NAEA has now released a special interview with Gardner following the convention, in which he answers […]

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Excellence in Higher Education Summit

From April 4-5, 2019, Harvard University hosted a summit on “Excellence in Higher Education” organized by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Speakers included leaders and researchers from across Harvard and a number of other institutions, including Howard Gardner, who spoke on the topic of the national study of the college experience in […]

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Harvard Magazine Covers Gardner’s Higher Education Study

The May-June issue of Harvard Magazine has published an article by John S. Rosenberg, Editor in Chief, about Howard Gardner and Wendy Fischman’s national study of higher edition. Summarizing the motivations and methods of the study, Rosenberg provides an overview as well of the initial findings regarding the primacy of mental health and belonging on college campuses, […]

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