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Good Lives: Students Working Together to Build Community

by Wendy Fischman At the University of La Verne, all incoming students participate in a first year initiative called FLEX (First-Year Learning Experience), in which students choose from twenty different “learning communities” through which they take classes and become involved in the community within and beyond campus. FLEX is the first experience of the larger […]

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Mensa Research Journal Features Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner’s work on multiple intelligences is the cover story for the Spring 2018 issue of the Mensa Research Journal, Mensa’s triannual journal publication. Last year, Gardner was honored with the 2017 Mensa Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions to the understanding of human intelligence. Mensa is the world’s largest society for individuals with high […]

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Gardner Meets Dr. Ruth in Harvard Ed. Magazine

Harvard Ed. Magazine, the official magazine publication of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, recently released its Summer 2018 issue. In an A-Z recap of the 2017-2018 school year, Howard Gardner is featured in an image with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the sex therapist and media personality, who visited HGSE in October 2017. Dr. Ruth also […]

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The Child as Father to the Man

As I have sought to embody the name of this blog, I’ve focused on my own learning that has taken place this year: through recent reading (e.g. my two posts on the von Humboldt brothers); ongoing research (our study of higher education in the United States); and current teaching (what readings to assign to my […]

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2018 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Howard Gardner is second amongst the most influential education thinkers in a 2018 ranking. The annual RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, released by Rick Hess in his column in Education Week, is a list of American university-based scholars who are shaping educational policy and practice. The ranking is based on factors such as Google Scholar and […]

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