Faculty

2019 Mar 01

Exploratory Seminar on Fostering an Inclusive Environment in the Classroom (Part 2)

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Friday, February 8, 2019 11:00am-1:00pm
Friday, March 1, 2019 11:00am-1:00pm

This seminar explores ways in which faculty can make their courses welcoming to low-income and first-generation students. Rather than thinking about how to “acclimatize” students to the specific culture of Harvard, this two-part seminar asks how Harvard can remake its own pedagogical culture to foster a better learning environment for all students, in keeping with the recommendations set forth in the Spring 2018 report from the Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging. We will discuss...

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2019 Feb 08

Exploratory Seminar on Fostering an Inclusive Environment in the Classroom (Part 1)

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Room B-30

Friday, February 8, 2019 11:00am-1:00pm
Friday, March 1, 2019 11:00am-1:00pm

This seminar explores ways in which faculty can make their courses welcoming to low-income and first-generation students. Rather than thinking about how to “acclimatize” students to the specific culture of Harvard, this two-part seminar asks how Harvard can remake its own pedagogical culture to foster a better learning environment for all students, in keeping with the recommendations set forth in the Spring 2018 report from the Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging. We will discuss...

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2019 May 09

Spring Showcase

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

50 Church St. 3rd Floor

Join the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning as we showcase projects and innovations across the Harvard teaching community.  Our community of students, scholars, and staff will be sharing what we have done and learned this year, though hands-on demonstrations, videos, and poster presentations.

More information coming soon!

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2019 May 02

Reading Period

Thu May 2 (All day) to Wed May 8 (All day)

2019 Mar 16

Spring Recess

Sat Mar 16 (All day) to Sun Mar 24 (All day)

ed portal

Celebrating Mentoring at the Harvard Ed Portal

December 2, 2018

The Harvard Ed Portal, which is celebrating ten years of community partnership between Harvard and Boston, shared the work of K-12 students and their mentors at a community reception on December 2.  Susan Johnson, the Bok Center’s Assistant Director for Socially Engaged Learning, works with a cohort of 20-25 undergraduate mentors each semester, helping them to create age-specific curricula and develop as educators.  

Read more about the Ed Portal mentoring program and the community reception - attended by President Larry Bacow - in this Crimson article.

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