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Harvard Ed News May 2019

May 14, 2019 jjamison
MAY 2019
RESEARCH
School jhallway
How can educators home in on the moments of powerful learning happening at every school and adapt their own practice to replicate successful engagement? Associate Professor Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine, Ed.M.'13, Ed.D.'17, discuss on the season finale of the Harvard EdCast.
IMPACT AND INNOVATION
Reimagining Migration
A Project Zero collaboration with UCLA strives to make conversations around migration a vital part of curriculum and classroom culture, so students can learn from one another and from the rich history of migration around the world.
STUDENTS & ALUMNI
Mandy Stein
By working to improve access to education for children and economic opportunities for teens and adults in Tanzania, master's candidate Mandy Stein's nonprofit is supporting the growth of a whole community.
HEADLINES

Posse Foundation Founder and President Named 2019 Convocation Speaker
Alumna Deborah Bial will return to HGSE to deliver the Convocation address on May 29.

Harvard EdCast: Redefining School Counseling
Senior Lecturer Mandy Savitz-Romer talks about the misconceptions around school counselors, and shares how she reimagines this vital role in schools.

Tributes to Two Faculty Favorites
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot and Dan Koretz will retire at the end of this academic year after eminent careers. Read about their impact and legacies and watch a slideshow spanning their years at HGSE.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Bertrand Schneider's class
Rahimeen Jazib, 3, enjoys the toy created for her by her father, master's candidate Jazib Zahir, in Assistant Professor Bertrand Schneider's class, Making and Digital Fabrication in Education
DEPARTMENTS

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Make an Impact as a K–12 Education Leader
The Principals’ Center at Harvard offers six faculty-led professional development institutes designed to support K-12 school leaders throughout their career development and across diverse school contexts. Find the right program for you.


HARVARD EDUCATION PRESS

Broader, Bolder, Better: How Schools and Communities Help Students Overcome the Disadvantages of Poverty
By Ellen Weiss and Paul Reville
A call to action that also provides examples of communities that are successfully leveling the playing field for poor children, this book offers a detailed vision for building comprehensive systems to support all children.

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