Graduate Students

2019 Feb 15

How/Do You Ask? Practices for Sharing Gender Pronouns in the Classroom

2:00pm to 3:30pm


Bok Center Learning Lab, 50 Church Street Suite 308

As teachers, we want students to feel comfortable enough to express themselves and fully engage in our classrooms, and as students, we want to feel understood, accepted and respected.  Join the Bok Center for an afternoon workshop in which we facilitate a conversation between TFs and undergraduates on practices for introducing gender pronouns in the classroom. With the aim of making gender identities and dynamics more explicit, we’ll discuss why pronouns matter in the classroom, and we’ll generate and explore different techniques for both students and teachers to articulate their...

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2019 May 09

Bok Showcase

3:00pm to 5:00pm


50 Church St. 3rd Floor

Bok Showcase

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, through hands-on...

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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)

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Announcing the 2019 Harvard Horizons Scholars

December 20, 2018

Eight scholars have been appointed as 2019 Harvard Horizons Scholars, studying topics from glass sea sponges to musical Esperanto. Harvard Horizons is designed to promote interdisciplinary sharing of PhD students’ big ideas and to teach students how to communicate their research to a non-specialist audience. Over the next several months these eight graduate students will work closely with the Bok Center as part of our support for Professional and Scholarly Communication. Congratulations to the Horizons Scholars!

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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.

Caitlyn Olson, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Pedagogy Fellow at the 2018 Fall Teaching Conference.

Applications Open for Pedagogy Fellows 2019-2020 Cohort!

December 3, 2018
We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 cohort of Pedagogy Fellows! The Pedagogy Fellows Program is a professional development opportunity for experienced and creative graduate students to collaborate with faculty, administration, and the Bok Center’s senior staff to enhance teaching in their disciplines and in the FAS more broadly. 

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2019 Jan 10

Registration Opens for Select Bok Seminars

(All day)

Registration opens for the following Bok Seminars:

Communicating Science

How to Talk to Your Students: Communication in Context

Mentoring: How to Advise (and be Advised)

Foundations of Teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Design: From Transparency to Transfer

Please visit the Bok Seminars page for descriptions and registration information.