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A Conversation with Chomsky

On October 10, 2016, the Harvard Graduate School of Education welcomed renowned public intellectual Noam Chomsky for a conversation with Howard Gardner. In a far-ranging discussion touching upon linguistics, societal trends, education, politics, and more, Chomsky shared his insights and opinions on many topics while Gardner facilitated, reflected, and took student questions. Watch a video […]

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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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Advocating for “Good Grit” and MI

In early May 2016, Howard Gardner traveled to Arizona in order to visit both Arizona State University’s Tempe campus and Kids at Hope, an organization dedicated to supporting positivity and success for all children. At ASU, Gardner gave his popular talk “Beyond Wit and Grit” about intelligence and perseverance as keys to academic (and life) success, so […]

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Video: Interview with Santillana

In November 2015, Howard Gardner was interviewed by Claudette Muñoz Molina of Santillana, a Spanish-language educational publishing group, for a conference held in February 2016 in Mexico. A video of the interview is now available for viewing. In this feature, Gardner touches upon several aspects of his various lines of work, including his book The […]

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Gardner Visits Schools in Spain

In early April 2016, Howard Gardner visited Spain, travelling to three different institutions in recognition of his contributions to education. First, Gardner accepted the “Telefónica-Repsol Foundation-Down Syndrome Madrid Award for the Family and Handicaps” from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. An annual award in its third year of existence, the event also allowed Gardner to present […]

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