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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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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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