‘Synthesizing Minds’ and What It Means for Your Child, from Howard Gardner, Creator of Multiple Intelligences Theory

In a wide-ranging Fireside Chat with Better, legendary psychologist and Harvard Graduate School Of Education professor Howard Gardner discussed how education around the world evolved in response to his Multiple Intelligences Theory (MI). During the discussion, based on his memoir, “A Synthesizing Mind,” Gardner explained how parents and educators should be nurturing and educating children […]

Q & A with Howard Gardner

Make It Better was proud to co-sponsor Dr. Howard Gardner’s visit to the North Shore on Oct. 29 and 30 with the Family Awareness Network (FAN) and New Trier High School. Lonnie Stonitsch, FAN co-chair, managed to catch up with Gardner  post visit and had him answer the following questions.   MIB: Why did you […]

How to Educate Youth in the 21st Century

Want to raise children who will be successful in the 21st century? Give them an education that emphasizes discipline, creativity, respectfulness, ethics and the ability to synthesize complex information, according to Howard Gardner, the renowned Harvard Graduate School of Education professor. On Oct. 29 and 30, Gardner spoke with more than 1,200 North Shore parents, […]