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Why use the Web for professional development?
HGSE Professor Stone Wiske

In this clip, Wiske discusses the advantages of using networked technologies over other traditional forms of professional development.
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Learning to stand in someone else's shoes
HGSE Professor Robert Selman

In this first video clip, Robert Selman describes the evolution of his approach to promoting social awareness in the classroom: linking children's literature with instruction around perspective-taking.
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Lee Academy: A school focused on closing the achievement gap
HGSE Lecturer Richard Weissbourd

In this first video clip, Richard Weissbourd explains the rationale, and the ingredients, of high-quality early childhood education as a strategy for closing the achievement gap.
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Social perspective taking: A multidimensional approach
HGSE Assistant Professor Hunter Gehlbach

In an exclusive feature, Hunter Gehlbach invites Usable Knowledge readers to test their own perspective taking abilities. In this video clip, see how skillfully you can recognize the feelings that underlie other people's words, gestures, and expressions.
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Five Minds for the Future
HGSE Professor Howard Gardner

In this first video clip, the reflective educator can think about three kinds of minds that emphasize various aspects of intellectual development. Howard Gardner describes what it means for citizens and workers to exhibit these types of minds.
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