This month, I continued my conversations with leaders from around the world on today's pressing issues in education -- from the challenges of graduates seeking jobs to the psychological burden of bullying to the Japanese academic community's protests for peace.
In an inter-connected global world, every child should have the opportunity for a high quality international education. Current and future generations will be better prepared if they are "world citizens" that are able to study, live and work internationally.
In such relationships, students feel close to their teacher and they trust and value him or her. From the perspective of teachers' behaviors, this implies that teachers show a good mix of agency and communion in the classroom."
The goal of the Shaping our Future by Leading Together: Families, Schools and Communities conference in Chicago on June 22 to 24 is to expose its participants to successful community engagement strategies.
3,979 miles from Cannes, 4,147 from Venice and 3,000 from Los Angeles, a diverse international crowd gathered at the Brooklyn Film Festival (now in its 18th year) to celebrate innovative storytelling and filmmaking in the age of the indie.
In May, I continued my conversations with thought leaders from China to New York who sketched out for me the conflicting overlaps between creativity, innovation, reform and testing, and shared their efforts to create coalescence between them.