Spring Break: Estilo Colombia!

Spring break for students at HGSE means many things; a much needed break, a chance to recharge, and for others a chance to compliment their in-the-classroom learning.  Fourteen students from the Harvard’s Divinity, Kennedy, and Education school collaborated on an opportunity to participate in a study trek in Colombia. Former Colombian minister of education Maria Fernanda … More Spring Break: Estilo Colombia!

Think About It

One of the best parts about being at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) is the opportunity to listen to different experts in their field. In the first couple months that I have been here, I have been fortunate to learn from a wide array of guest speakers, documentaries, and panelists. At HGSE, you’ll … More Think About It

Exploring Stereotype Threat with Claude Steele

This year, the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) launched  “Community Conversations” that aim to focus the entire community on a particular series of dialogues for each academic year. This year’s Community Conversations theme is “Fulfilling the Promise of Diversity”. On Appian Way, we are engaging in an ongoing discussion about the challenges and opportunities associated with topics … More Exploring Stereotype Threat with Claude Steele

Educational Technologies

Google Glass, what’s my grade? Testing out new education technologies at the Education Technology Showcase.  Not going to lie, currently some of these new technologies seem more like toys than educational tools. We’ll see what the future holds. Gerardo Ochoa is a Master’s of Education candidate in the Higher Education Program.  He has dedicated his … More Educational Technologies