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The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What are the quick ways to combat teacher stress in a classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Education
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Teachers report high levels of stress and low levels of autonomy according to a new survey of over 30,000 teachers in the United States: Quality o...

The Global Search for Education: From Shanghai

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Education
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"In PISA 2009, we found that Chinese students don't like rote learning in math. Most teachers don't believe in rote learning and encourage students t...

The Global Search for Education: Oppi-tunities for Parents

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
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Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Cathy Rubin and Randi Weingarten at Oppi Festival Kick Off Call me mad or just insanely curious, but I visited over 20 sch...

The Global Search for Education: Digital

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.20.2015 | Education
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"We live in a world now where anybody can ask any question anywhere and get thousands of answers within seconds, but it is up to the questioner to d...

Around The World In 30 Days - April 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's global education report In April, I continued my conversations with thought leaders around the world on many topics including the ro...

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - How do you balance preparation for high stakes assessments with teaching and learning in your classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Education
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The use of high-stakes achievement tests around the world have created controversy among teachers, parents, students, administrators, policy maker...

The Global Search for Education: An Education in Africa

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Education
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"When I visited a local village, what everyone told me -- the chiefs, the parents, the children -- was that girls weren't in school because it was th...

The Global Search for Education: 革新, Innovación, Innovation, ابتكار, Inovação, инновация, イノベーション, নবপ্রবর্তিত বস্তু, Innovazione!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.15.2015 | Education
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Justin Bieber and Scooter Braun - Past Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award Honorees Winston Churchill once said, "Without tradition, art is a fl...

The Global Search for Education: Can You Hear the Thunder?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Education
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If you do something well enough, if you do something often enough, you will ultimately bring about positive change. I'm convinced we are making progress.

The Global Search for Education: United States and Finland - Why are they so great?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.03.2015 | Education
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"American scholars and their writings, like Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, have been influential in building the much-admired sc...

Around the World in 30 Days - March 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's global education report In March, I continued my conversations with thought leaders around the world. The ABC of Gender Equality in ...

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What are the biggest mistakes teachers make when integrating technology into the classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.22.2015 | Education
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Our Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs Singapore is recognized globally as a high-performing education system. The Global Search for Education contributo...

The Global Search for Education: Ideas Ideas Ideas Ideas!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.22.2015 | Education
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"In the US, the main way [to impact teacher retention] is to improve the status and conditions of teaching as a profession." -- Sir Ken Robinson ...

The Global Search for Education: Being Global - A Global Competence Certificate

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.02.2015 | Education
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If we want to transform the K-12 education system to meet the needs and challenges of 21st-century citizenship and leadership, we need to ensure global learning is available for all.

The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Education
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PISA's just-published report, The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence, gives a much-needed update on the status of gender in education today. Francesca Borgonovi (PISA Analyst) and Marilyn Achiron (Education Editor) compiled and wrote the PISA findings. To discuss the report further, I invited them to share perspectives.

Around the World in 30 Days (February 2015)

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Education
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In February, I continued my conversations on global education with Lord Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Australia's Geoff Masters (CEO of Australian Council for Educational Research) and Susan Mann (CEO of Education Services Australia). I learned further about how technology is entering the classroom and how this is helping to broaden cross-cultural perspectives in education.

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs -- What Will Be the Most Significant Classroom Innovation in the Next 10 Years?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Education
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We liked their innovative ideas so much, we decided to invite these talented 12 back each month to answer one big picture question related to 21st century education.

The Global Search for Education: The Tech Report - From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.17.2015 | Education
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Technology has become further integrated into the daily operations of most Australian schools. The entire teacher workforce can now collaborate nationally on innovations in practice that address the problems they encounter in implementing a new curriculum.

The Global Search for Education: How to Improve -- From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.10.2015 | Education
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In his paper, "Is School Reform Working?", Professor Geoff Masters explores whether or not the policy settings for Australian schools are on track to ensure future improvements in that country's decade-long decline in the PISA test. I caught up with him recently to get some answers to the questions I had.

Around the World in 30 Days - January 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Education
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I talked with world leaders from India, England, Finland and Europe about their goals to improve education. Each had a distinct project and clear opinions about what was the most important facet of education to focus on.

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right -- India

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.23.2015 | Education
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It's my pleasure to invite Shaheen Mistri to The Global Search for Education today to tell us more about Teach for India's good work.

The Global Search for Education: Education and Economy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.20.2015 | Education
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What role should education play in the success of economies? How can the schools of today better represent the world of 5, 10, and 25 years from now? Will educational inequalities exacerbate economic inequalities? How can we break the chain?

The Global Search for Education: How to Improve - From Finland

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.15.2015 | Education
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"I want everyone in a school to experience a sense of joy, and to learn." -- Mikko Salonen All schools in Finland are primarily public schools, w...

We Want You to Be Loud!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
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A very loud British holiday theater tradition is wowing audiences in New Jersey with Robin Hood: A Very British Pantomime.

The Global Search for Education: Our Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.06.2015 | Education
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Everybody was blogging in 2014, and especially teachers. We asked The Global Search for Education editorial team and our blogging advisors to submit their favorite teacher blogs and blog posts from around the world.