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Ed Schools Use Video to Mentor Interns

March 10, 2017

Education Week

Sarah Cole, a Harvard teacher fellow training at a charter school in Denver, was frustrated by the lack of participation in her 8th grade English/language arts class. "It was like pulling teeth," she said of students' lack of responses...

Figure it Out Yourself

Figure it Out Yourself

September 26, 2016

Harvard Gazette

On the first day of class, the instructor handed out spaghetti, string, tape, and marshmallows to the eight students gathered around a table and asked them to build the tallest possible freestanding structure and place the marshmallow on top, in 18 minutes...

Harvard's New Approach to America's Teacher Deficit

Harvard's New Approach to America's Teacher Deficit

August 14, 2016

The Atlantic

When Kia Turner began college, she didn’t plan on a career as a public-school teacher. “I came into college thinking I was going to go into corporate law,” said 22-year-old Turner, who graduated from Harvard this spring. But after working at an after-school program, “I kind of realized I wanted to spend my time working for kids.”...

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