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Video: Multiple Intelligences Lecture in Brazil

In August 2018, Howard Gardner traveled to Brazil as part of a trip through South America. While visiting the country, he delivered a lecture about the theory of multiple intelligences to an audience at the Congresso Socioemocional educational conference, hosted by the Laboratorio inteligencia de vida. A video recording of Gardner’s talk is now available via […]

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Gardner’s International Work in Education

A recent inquiry to Howard Gardner prompted him to take a look at the international dimensions and impact of his work. Gardner has worked on many different international issues—some alone, some with colleagues, and many of them with colleagues at Harvard Project Zero (of which he was a founding member fifty years ago). Below, these […]

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January 2019 Lecture Series: Gardner on a National Study of Higher Education

Since 2012, Howard Gardner and colleagues have worked on a study of colleges and universities in the United States, which they have recently written about in blog posts on this site. On January 8, 10, and 14, 2019, Gardner will be presenting a three-part lecture series at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, titled “A […]

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“A Rage to Master”: A Blog on Gifted Children by Dr. Ellen Winner

Below, we are reprinting a blog post concerning gifted children that originally appeared on Howard Gardner’s official website for MI Theory, multipleintelligencesoasis.org. Consistent with the name and purpose of this website, most of the entries provide support for the notion of several, relatively independent intellectual capacities, called the “multiple intelligences.” That includes reports on gifted children, most […]

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Peer Advising: Benefits and Challenges

by Alina Fein and Wendy Fischman In many ways, the African adage “it takes a village to raise a child” also applies to college-age students. In speaking with graduating students from many different institutions about their college experience, one would be hard-pressed to find a student who managed to get through the undergraduate years without any […]

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