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Test a New Online Module from The Good Project

The Good Project, a research unit of Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is excited to announce the launch of a completely new and online module for students based on the GoodWork Toolkit. CLICK HERE to access the prototype and to give your feedback! The Good Project team, including Howard Gardner, has researched […]

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Raising Children Who Care About the Greater Good

In an era in which stakes are high for success and so much seems to be going awry in public life, how can we raise kids who care about the common good? This is the question posed in a blog in The Washington Post by Howard Gardner and his HGSE colleague Rick Weissbourd, Faculty Director […]

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Reinvigorating the Culture of Service in College

This week, I am delighted to post a piece by my long-time colleague Wendy Fischman. Wendy is a researcher at Project Zero and the project director of a major national study of higher education in the United States today. It’s been my privilege to work closely with Wendy over two decades on a number of […]

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Colleagues from the Netherlands Visit The Good Project

In October 2016, The Good Project, one of Howard Gardner’s major research initiatives (co-founded in the middle 1990s with colleagues Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and William Damon), welcomed five colleagues from the Netherlands affiliated with The Professional Honor Foundation (PHF), a Dutch organization that explores professional identity and behavior across many sectors. PHF is currently celebrating its […]

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Good in the Absence of Truth?

In the post below, reprinted from Howard Gardner’s blog The Professional Ethicist, Gardner discusses the relationship between truth and the nature of what is good, as well as challenges to the concept of truth in the contemporary era. For over half a century, I’ve been obsessed with the nature of truth, beauty, and goodness. I see […]

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