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Project Zero: Celebrating 50 Years

Founded in 1967 as an investigation of arts education, Project Zero turned 50 years old in 2017 and now encompasses research in topics ranging from understanding and creativity to interdisciplinary learning and ethics. On October 13, 2017, PZ held a public forum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to celebrate this milestone, reminiscing on […]

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Podcast: Alanis Morissette Interviews Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner has been interviewed by Alanis Morissette for her podcast “Conversation with Alanis Morissette.” Morissette, a Grammy Award-winning singer and entertainer, spoke with Gardner about his work, ranging from the theory of multiple intelligences to The Good Project to his latest co-authored book, The App Generation. To listen to the piece in full, click […]

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Wolfram and Gardner Discuss Computational Thinking

Howard Gardner and Stephen Wolfram shared the stage on November 6, 2017, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to discuss Wolfram’s theories of computational thinking. Stephen Wolfram is the creator several innovative computational systems and the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research. According to his website, he is a pioneer in the area of […]

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Comment on “Three Cognitive Dimensions for Tracking Deep Learning Progress”

The original metaphor for each of the several intelligences was that of a computer, or a computational device. I sought to convey that that there exist different kinds of information in the world—information deliberately more abstract than a signal to a specific sensory organ—and that the human mind/brain has evolved to be able to assimilate […]

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“Five Minds for the Future” Interview

Howard Gardner’s 2009 book Five Minds for the Future describes five specific dispositions that will be important for people to master in the future. These five capacities are: the disciplined mind, the synthesizing mind, the creating mind, the respectful mind, and the ethical mind. In the fourth edition of the Spanish-language periodical Plurilingüismo e Innovación Educativa, Gardner participated […]

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