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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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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 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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