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Find out more about past Project Teach programs in the Harvard Gazette, and join the conversation on social media to see more highlights from Project Teach instructors and participants.  

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Brett Flehinger, lecturer on history, gives a presentation to seventh-grade students from the Cambridge Street Upper School (CSUS).

Project Teach shows youngsters what’s possible

May 13, 2016

For many educators, few things are more compelling than an enthusiastic student. Throughout Mike Gerhardt’s engineering presentation to students from Cambridge Street Upper School (CSUS), Steven Noel’s keenness was infectious. Gerhardt, a graduate student at the Harvard Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, matched the CSUS student’s energy during his presentation with Harvard’s Project Teach program. Read full story in the Harvard Gazette.

Suzanne Bouffard, a researcher and writer with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, addressed Cambridge public school educators as part of a professional development class through Harvard’s Project Teach.

A sampling of college

June 6, 2014

Educators from Cambridge’s public schools voiced their approval as Suzanne Bouffard, a researcher and writer with the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), spoke about the galvanizing power of helping students believe that college is a goal they can not only pursue, but can master and achieve. Read Full Story in the Harvard Gazette.

Young Student working in a lab.

Sampling Harvard, and science

June 19, 2012

The calendar said it was the middle of June, and 11-year-old Benjamin Obianigwe was eagerly rubbing snow between his fingers. Well, it was “snow” made from mixing water with specialized polymers. As part of the Early College Awareness Family Event held last Saturday in Harvard’s Science Center, Benjamin, a fifth-grader, was getting a lesson in chemical interaction. And so was his mother. Read the full story in the Harvard Gazette.

Spotlight: Exploring the World of Gullah

Sunn M’Cheaux, an instructor in the African Language Program at Harvard, shares his love of the Gullah language and its origins with Project Teach students. M’Cheaux’s lessons show students the importance of following their interests and curiosities.

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