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Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education / Harvard Graduate School of Education

Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education / Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Howard Gardner Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is the Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero, and since 1995, he has been the co-director of the Good Project. The author of over twenty books translated into over thirty languages, he is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, as outlined in his book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (1983). Biography[edit]

Building the 21st-Century Mind Howard Gardner is a professor of cognition and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He’s also the author of over 20 books and several hundred scholarly articles. Gardner is probably best known in educational circles for his theory of multiple intelligences, which is a critique of the notion that there exists but a single human intelligence that can be assessed by standard psychometric instruments.

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Educating for innovative societies Professor Howard Gardner, Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, answers questions posed by educationtoday's editor Cassandra Davis during his visit to OECD to present at the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation conference on Educating for Innovative Societies.Cassandra Davis:In your book “Five minds for the future”, you call for the development of five types of thinking: the disciplined, synthesizing, creative, respectful and ethical. In your opinion, are schools equally responsible for the development of these minds? How could schools best develop these skills? Howard Gardner: The traditional role of school is to develop minds that are disciplined—both in the sense of mastering the major disciplinary ways of thinking and in the sense of working steadily towards the development of any intellectual skill. CD: If you could change one thing in school practices, what would it be?

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A good test is where students do well if they really understand the material - Economy and Politics Updated: Wed, Feb 08 2012. 12 12 PM IST New Delhi/Hyderabad: Howard Gardner, the proponent of the theory of multiple intelligences, challenges the belief that people possess a uniform intellectual capacity that can be measured by standardized tests. People have many different intelligences, argues Gardner, the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs professor of cognition and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, currently visiting India.

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