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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Free Lecture on Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner Wenesday, April 2nd

From the Ivy Street School

March 12, 2014

The Ivy Street School cordially invites you to attend
the opening reception and keynote lecture of the
 Excellence in Special Education Summit.

Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theory:
Implications for Teaching and Learning

To be given by Howard Gardner
Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the
Harvard Graduate School of Education

at 6:00pm on Wednesday April 2nd
at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Nine Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142

The lecture will be followed by presentation of  two
professional development awards to Ivy Street
School staff and a reception
with light refreshments.

For more information about the lecture,
and to register for our brain injury workshops, visit

RSVP for the lecture below or to Cynthia Canham
at 617-732-0245 or

Howard Gardner: A recipient of the MacArthur Prize Fellowship, the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, Howard Gardner is a leading thinker on education and human development. He has received honorary degrees from 29 colleges and universities. He has studied and written extensively about intelligence, creativity, leadership, and professional ethics.

For the last several years, he has worked in various capacities with Harvard undergraduates and is now undertaking a study of liberal arts and sciences in the 21st century. Gardner's recent books include Good Work, Changing Minds, The Development and Education of the Mind, Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons and Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed. His latest, The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World, was published in 2013.

John Pratt: The Excellence in Special Education Summit is sponsored by the John Pratt Memorial Fund at the Ivy Street School, and the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. John served as Associate Director of the Whitehead Institute for 25 years. He was also a member of the MAB Board and cared deeply about the work that the Ivy Street School does to help young people with brain injuries and other neurological problems develop the skills they need to lead successful lives as adults. His Memorial Fund is dedicated to facilitating the impact of research on practice at the School in order to improve student outcomes. John would be delighted to have this as part of his legacy.

The Ivy Street School is a program of MAB Community Services, which has been creating opportunities for people with disabilities since 1903. Our experience allows us to forge strong community partnerships, so we can meet the pressing need for
high quality services and transform lives.

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