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The COVID Pivot: Higher Education at a Crossroads

by Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner  A Changed Educational Landscape In March 2020, as was the case in nearly every sector in society, college campuses shut down—higher education was forced to shift to a virtual experience. Within days of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, American higher education—developed and honed over hundreds of years […]

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In a Word: The Adjective Question

by Sophie Blumert  If you could describe the students at your school in one word… Sometimes, in an hour-long discussion or interview, a single word can be powerful—one word can signal a lot about one’s perspective. In our large, national study of higher education we asked participants what we thought of as a warm-up question: […]

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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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