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A Conversation with Chomsky

On October 10, 2016, the Harvard Graduate School of Education welcomed renowned public intellectual Noam Chomsky for a conversation with Howard Gardner. In a far-ranging discussion touching upon linguistics, societal trends, education, politics, and more, Chomsky shared his insights and opinions on many topics while Gardner facilitated, reflected, and took student questions. Watch a video […]

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Short Video: Gardner’s Educational Vision

Earlier this year, Howard Gardner participated in a short interview for a conference held on the far northern island of Svalbard, Norway, by the Aurora Borealis Foundation. Now, a video with highlights from the interview is available on Vimeo. In this video, Gardner succinctly summarizes some of his most powerful thoughts about education. He states […]

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French TV: Gardner Discusses Trump

With the 2016 election fast approaching in the United States, coverage in the news media has been nonstop as nearly daily scandals have marred both the campaigns of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and divided the public. Howard Gardner was interviewed for a segment on the French television show “Quotidien” about Donald Trump’s consistent pattern […]

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Webinar: Between Literacies and Livelihoods

In May 2016, Howard Gardner hosted a webinar organized by Usable Knowledge at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on the topic “Between Literacies and Livelihoods.” Now, a recording of the webinar is available to the public for viewing.  In this talk, Gardner using the framing values of truth, beauty, and goodness (from his 2011 book Truth, Beauty, […]

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“Ethical Leadership” Course Features Gardner

In the spring of 2016, Boston University offered a MOOC (massive open online course) on “Ethical Leadership: Character, Civility, and Community” taught by Dr. Walter Fluker, Professor of Ethical Leadership. As a part of the offerings of this course, Howard Gardner participated in an interview in which he discussed leadership trends and ethics with Fluker. Portions […]

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