Today’s youth are completely absorbed by their technological devices, which has begun to raise some concerning questions. Many are beginning to wonder whether technology is impeding creativity in today’s youth.
Good Project researcher Howard Gardner has been ranked #3 on a list of “university-based scholars in the U.S. who are contributing most substantially to public debates about education.
CNN.com’s Opinion section recently featured a post on The Good Project and Eric Liu (founder of Citizen University)’s “Questions to ask for New Year”.
Howard Gardner Speaks on “Assessing Learning for Action and Impact” Panel at Harvard School of Public Health’s Second Century Symposium
On November 1, 2013, the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) hosted the Second Century Symposium, an event held to discuss the future of public health education on the occasion of HPSH’s 100th anniversary. Among a number of panels held that day, a panel on “Assessing Learning for Action and Impact” was held that included Good Project Researcher Howard Gardner
Good Project researcher Carrie James to moderate “Kids and Digital Media” event at Weston High School, MA
On Wednesday November 13th at 7pm, Good Project researcher Carrie James will be moderating a presentation and panel called “Kids and Digital Media” at Weston High School in Weston, MA.
Howard Gardner recently discussed the motivations for and the relevance of the Good Work Project in his interview with the German weekly Die Zeit.
Celebrated journalist Roger Mudd, who has funded the new Roger Mudd Center for Ethics at Washington and Lee University, has cited Howard Gardner in his opinion article on ethical issues in the 21st century.
Ryan began with some critical questions: how do we help our students to become ethical decision makers, committed to doing high quality work, and help them to find things they really care about? The good work framework was useful as Blair faculty engaged in conversations about how students relate to and treat others, how they can lead the most meaningful life at Blair and then ultimately, beyond Blair.
Good Project Researcher Emily Weinstein Collaborates with Massachusetts High School to Understand Students’ Use of Technology and Parenting in The Digital Age
Good Project Researcher Emily Weinstein is collaborating with Sean Bevan, the Principal of Westwood High School in Massachusetts, to conduct research and outreach with school community members on how students use technology and what responsibilities and boundaries parents can take in this area.
HGSE’s Askwith Forum on The App Generation will be livestream on the HGSE website starting at 7pm EST.
On Tuesday, October 29th at 7pm eastern time, please join Amy Hoffman (@alh2230) as she moderates the Elementary Good Work Twitter Chat, where we will be discussing the successes and challenges of teaching Good Work concepts to young children.
On Monday October 21, 2013 at 7pm, HGSE will be hosting an Askwith Forum on The App Generation, the upcoming book from Good Project researchers Howard Gardner and Katie Davis.
The website for the upcoming book, The App Generation, by The Good Project researchers Howard Gardner and Katie Davis, is now up!
Bloomsburg University has launched a website for its GoodWork Initiative.
The World Happiness Report 2013, edited by John Helliwell, Richard Layard, and Jeffrey Sachs and published by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network, has cited The Good Project as an example of “..public education in ethical concepts, to help individuals, companies, and governments develop better tools to debate and adopt ethical positions (pg. 93).”
The Harvard Gazette has featured a story on the “Reflecting on Your Life” Initiative at Harvard which “invited freshmen to think about meaning and purpose” over the course of three weeks in the Spring Semester.
Project Zero researchers have developed a new course at HGSE. Entitled “Thinking & Learning in the 21st Century: Project Zero Perspectives,” this course offers students an opportunity to engage with Project Zero principal investigators and researchers around key ideas, pedagogical frameworks, and approaches to thinking and learning from PZ.
A new website on Multiple Intelligences, MI-OASIS (Official Authoritative Site on Multiple Intelligences), has just launched.
Inaugural Good Project Twitter Chat on Tuesday August 27, 2013 at 1pm: Making College Student’s Twitter Backchannel Etiquette a Matter of GoodWork
Please join Amma Marfo as she moderates the inaugural Good Project Twitter Chat, on Tuesday August 27th at 1pm.
The Future of Learning conference, hosted last week by Project Zero, featured Good Project areas of focus such as digital life, engagement, and empathy.
In the latest issue of NewPhilosopher Magazine, Howard Gardner’s article “Achieving Good Work” features lessons learned from the work of The Good Project.
Howard Gardner’s article “From multiple intelligences to The Good Project: How theories of intelligence help to develop meaningful work” published in Demos
For the 20th anniversary edition of Demos, Howard Gardner has written an article titled “From multiple intelligences to The Good Project: How theories of intelligence help to develop meaningful work.” To see the article, click here.
Videos from the first Good Project conference are currently up on Project Zero’s YouTube channel.
Howard Gardner speaks with Roots of Empathy on “The Role of Empathy in GoodWork: Applications and Hesitations”
Howard Gardner recently spoke with Roots of Empathy on the relationship between good work and empathy. To see the video of his talk, click here.
In the cover story of the Spring 2013 issue of Pennsylvania Nurse, Joan Miller, Associate Professor at Bloomsburg University, discusses how good work applies to the nursing profession. To see the story, click here.
The GoodWork Toolkit Certification was launched by The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) in partnership with The Good Project and Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in November 2011, with thirty-five participants from various schools in India. Spread over fourteen months, the course was divided into four phases of workshops conducted jointly by The Good Project and tGELF Team.
Recently, the Professional Pride Foundation (based in The Netherlands), in affiliation with Tilburg University, ran a seminar for civil servants using the GoodWork Toolkit. In order to make the Toolkit applicable to Dutch civil servants, the Professional Pride Foundation worked to translate and revise different Toolkit materials for the given context.
On May 8th, 2013, HGSE hosted the last Askwith Forum of the 2012-2013 academic year, welcoming Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy. Since 2006, Khan’s YouTube channel-turned-multipurpose educational enterprise has served 85 million students.
“Subversive education”: Harvard Gazette piece on recent Askwith Forum featuring Howard Gardner, Noam Chomsky, and Bruno della Chiesa
The Harvard Gazette has written a story on the recent Askwith Forum commemorating the 45th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed, featuring Howard Gardner, Noam Chomsky, and Bruno della Chiesa
Askwith Forum on Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed on May 1st at 5:30pm, will be livestreamed
Tonight’s Askwith Forum at HGSE featuring Howard Gardner, Noam Chomsky, and Bruno della Chiesa, will start at 5:30pm. The event will also be livestreamed from the HGSE website and livetweeted. For more information, please click here.
Does your organization foster compassion or callousness? Please take this quiz on Compassionate Organizations developed by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center: Compassionate Organizations Quiz
Upcoming Askwith Forum in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed
An Askwith Forum discussing the significance of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed will be held at HGSE on May 1st, 2013 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Guest speakers include Howard Gardner, Noam Chomsky, and Bruno della Chiesa.
On Friday April 12, 2013, HGSE held its 18th Annual Student Research Conference, themed “Through The Looking Glass: Truth and Context in Education Research.” The conference featured the panel titled “Digital Technologies”, which featured three members of The Good Team – Emily Weinstein and Julia Bruss as presenters and Carrie James as discussant – in addition to another HGSE student, Deidre Witan.
Carrie James at Penn State is interviewed on the Good Play project and young people’s use of digital media. Check out the 2 part interview here!
The Good Collaboration Toolkit is a set of materials aimed to help individuals collaborate well and build successful collaborations. Through a series of activities, participants will be asked to consider questions, dilemmas, and cases involved with all aspects of the collaboration, most …
C.M Rubin interviews Howard Gardner and Alan Behr on the privacy scandal at Harvard.
Fascinating read by Howard Gardner on new developments in the Harvard cheating scandal. Read below and start a discussion! http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/03/13/harvard-email-scandal-howard-gardner
Our colleagues at The Global Education and Leadership Foundation, a network of 40 schools across India, recently did projects using our Collaboration Toolkit.
Fascinating new article on the Harvard cheating scandal: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2013/2/28/fall-of-harvard-academics/
Into the Classroom Media is proud to announce the release of Howard Gardner’s all new 3-DVD series for the classroom! In LEARNING & MIND, decades of research culminate in Gardner’s definitive treatise on the theory, what we know about learning and “understanding”, and which intellectual capacities will …
Project Zero Perspectives is proud to announce this year’s GoodWork Conference. The conference will be taking place on March 8-10, 2013 in Dedham, MA at the Noble and Greenough School. The focus this year is “Developing Responsible, Caring, and Balanced Youth” and …
Read a new paper by Esa Saarinen’s of Aalto University, Espoo, Finland.
As part of J-Term at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Professor Howard Gardner will be hosting a lecture series on campus. In this unprecedented series of three lectures, Gardner traces the development of his ideas in education. Monday, January 14, 5:30-7 …
Project Zero Perspectives is proud to announce this year’s GoodWork Conference. The conference will be taking place on March 8-10, 2012 in Dedham, MA at the Noble and Greenough School. The focus this year is “Developing Responsible, Caring, and Balanced Youth” and …
Nesta hosted a lunch time event with Professor Howard Gardner last month.
In January 2013, journalist Paul Salopek will start walking out of Africa, following the pathways of the first human migration about 60,000 years ago. Toting a small laptop and a satellite phone in his rucksack, Salopek will report on the major issues …
Everyone is talking about the opportunities and risks of new digital media, especially for young people. Research suggests that young people often lack mentorship in their online lives, especially from adults who are savvy about the ways of the web and can …