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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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Gardner Named Among Top 5 US Education Scholars

Howard Gardner has once again been listed among the top academic influencers in the field of education in the 2017 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. This year, Gardner is fifth out of 200 scholars selected from universities throughout the United States. An annual list created by Rick Hess for his Education Week column “Straight Up,” the ranking includes metrics […]

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“Beyond Wit and Grit”

As part of the Bold Ideas & Critical Conversations event held during the Harvard Graduate School of Education campaign launch on September 19, 2014, eight faculty members were each given eight minutes to discuss research-based ideas that they think will have an impact on the field. Howard Gardner chose to talk on the topic of […]

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Why The Obamas Should Teach

The Washington Post has published a blog by Howard Gardner and Jim Reese (director of the Washington International School) titled “Why the Obamas should consider teaching in an urban public school after 2016.” Appearing in Valerie Strauss’s “Answer Sheet” column, the article makes the case that Barack and Michelle Obama would benefit the American education […]

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Turkish Magazine Speaks with Gardner About MI

In the summer of 2014, BUMED, the monthly alumni magazine of the Turkish school Boğaziçi University, interviewed Howard Gardner about his theory of multiple intelligences. Drawing from a previous interview with the Israeli periodical Educational Echoes, Gardner discusses MI theory, its implications, and his ideas about educational policies. Read the interview in it’s entirety here.

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