In this edition of EdCast, Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Fernando Reimers gives insight into a curriculum designed to empower all citizens of the world through his new book, “Empowering Global Citizens: A World Course.”
Online course 'PredictionX' brings together faculty from across the University to discuss the human need to know the future.
Harvard EdCast interviews Dale Russakoff, author of “The Prize.” The Washington Post reporter, who looked at the troubled education reform story of Newark, N.J., reflected on what can be learned from its failure to provide system-wide reform.
In a recent Edcast, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson shares her thoughts on women and STEM education, her personal journey as a student, and her time in space.
While seeking economic relief for the middle class during his State of the Union address, Obama formally proposes making community college tuition-free.
Young African-Americans must see their reflections in their communities and have a chance to succeed in school and society, U.S. official tells Askwith Forum.
Social psychologist and author Claude Steele talks about how negative stereotypes about a social group’s intellectual abilities can trigger anxiety and cognitive difficulties in those who identify with that group, leading to chronic underperformance.
During a videotaped speech in Dallas, Harvard President Drew Faust explained why attending college remains so important for many after high school — and a group of seniors couldn't agree more.
In this edition of the EdCast, Harvard Graduate School of Education senior lecturer Richard Weissbourd discusses the findings in the recent report, “The Children We Mean to Raise." What messages are adults sending children without even knowing it?
In a Harvard Graduate School of Education EdCast, filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan spoke about his unlikely book on education reform, his unique "outside" perspective on education, and his data-driven approach to closing the education gap.
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Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State, brought her experience as an advocate for autistics to a talk at the Ed School.
Richard Weissbourd discusses whether love can be effectively taught in schools, reflects on the state of sex-ed, and examines where love is best modeled in the media.
The Harvard Initiative for Learning & Teaching sponsored a daylong conference that united experts and scholars from the University and beyond to debate, discuss, and share ideas on innovative pedagogy.