Howard Gardner

John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Howard Gardner is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education. A recipient of the MacArthur Prize Fellowship, the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, he is a leading thinker of education and human development who has received honorary degrees from 29 colleges and universities. Gardner’s most recent book is The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World. He is also the author of Good Work; Changing Minds; Multiple Intelligences; and Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed.

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Howard Gardner probes the panelists on their own education in the arts and their experiences working in today's schools... See more
The LEAD Commission, created by Education Secretary Arne Duncan and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, was charged with... See more
How the gamification of stubborn policy challenges — like budget, energy, and health care — can help engage and involve... See more
We all know that the new media that engulf us daily have powerful effects, and particularly on children. But how,... See more
Pressures on teachers are substantial, from classroom management to ensuring that children succeed on standardized... See more
Youth are the true progenitors of the digital media age. How will this change learning for generations to come - inside... See more