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Entries by C. M. Rubin from 09/2011

For the Children

| Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact

On September 11, 2001, 23-year-old Brooke Jackman lost her life. Her family created the Brooke Jackman foundation to honor Brooke and her commitment to children's literacy.

The Global Search for Education: How to Support Your Education System

| Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

This week in The Global Search for Education, Charles Ungerleider discusses our big picture questions and shares his views on how to nurture and support a successful education system.

Bad Education System -- What's the Real Cost?

| Posted 09.15.2011 | Education

Governments need to invest in education. Better educated people are less likely to need unemployment benefits or welfare assistance, and pay more tax when they enter the job market.

The Global Search for Education: What Did You Learn Today?

| Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

Dylan Wiliam and his colleagues have developed a classroom program called Embedded Formative Assessment. Over the last four years, this program has been established in over 1000 teacher learning communities

The Global Search for Education: More from Canada

| Posted 09.27.2011 | Education

The U.S. cannot improve its education system for all or even most children by keeping its present focus on charter schools, more testing, teacher evaluation and union bashing. None of those feature in the best-performing countries.