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C M Rubin

The Global Search for Education: Girls Just Wanna Have Games!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Some developers and publishers recognize the huge opportunity and necessity to address girls, especially with STEM games. Our only barriers are leg...

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West -- A School in Beijing

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

As for the skills that the Chinese higher education system is looking for, that is a topic that is currently under public discourse due to recent policy changes.

The Global Search for Education: Head, Heart, Soul, and Frankenstein

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Education thought leaders around the world speak to the need for more innovative projects like the workshop being done this week at Teacher's College. To find out more, I reached out to the visiting teachers, students and leaders.

The Global Search for Education: Mind Work Life and Howard Gardner

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

15 Lessons from a Festschrift Howard Gardner with Mindy Kornhaber and Ellen Winner To celebrate Howard Gardner's 70th birthday last July 11, 2013,...

The Global Search for Education: What Is the Future of Education?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.04.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Technology is the hope for many low-income students who cannot afford the more selective institutions. It's one answer to getting costs under contro...

The Global Search for Education: A Healthy Start for All

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Poverty, ignorance, poor health and undernutrition trap the lives of mothers and infants in vicious cycles according to the findings of a Symposium on Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition in Emerging Markets.

The Global Search For Education: Helping the World's Teachers

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.26.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

What does TALIS teach us? Last Thursday, I attended a dazzling gala to watch special education teacher Matthew Cunningham accept the inaugural GEM...

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West -- News from Malaysia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In a complex, diverse and economically burgeoning society, the current challenges facing the Malaysian education system are considerable.

The Global Search for Education: Teacher I Need You

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.22.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Special Ed teacher Matthew Cunningham awarded the inaugural GEMS Education Chicago Teacher Award "But what does it all mean to YOU?" My teacher...

The Global Search for Education: South Africa - Future Focus

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.28.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"It is the teacher who shows his/her students through her own behavior, what it means to be compassionate and accepting of others different from them...

The Global Search for Education: Ticks - Research We Need

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.18.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"The starting point for all research must be to look at the tick itself to understand which bacteria and viruses are in the ticks, especially in ende...

Alice - What is Alice150?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Dr. April Lynn James (aka Madison Hatta) performing The Twinkle Bat Variations: A Work and Life in Progress Alice150: Celebrating Wonderland will...

The Global Search for Education: Ticks - World's Leading Scientists Will Meet in Oslo

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Lyme disease continues to be an increasing problem in the Scandinavian countries. In a first of its kind conference in Scandinavia, several of th...

The Global Search for Education: To Be or Not to Be?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

If imagination be the food of disruption, is the Bard also to be considered worthy of a TriBeCa Disruptive innovation Award?

The Global Search for Education: The School of the Future

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.21.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The school of the future will embrace the idea that parents need to be reeducated, starting in elementary school, about the tools, methodologies, cu...

The Global Search for Education: What did you learn at Oppi?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.14.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I am more hopeful now than before Oppi to accomplish the vision of the school of the future where "minimal invasive education" is a leading principl...

The Global Search for Education: Teacher Education

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.08.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The 21st century "movement" refers to the redefining of the goals of education and how learning is organized in order to meet the demands of the 21s...

The Global Search for Education: Education and Jobs

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.03.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The Future of Employment study makes clear that what matters most today is what you can do with what you know, rather than how much you know." - Dr...

The Global Search for Education: Focus on China

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.26.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The Chinese government has done a lot of policy making; it is the enforcement that is the problem." - Yong Zhao Like many countries, China faces ...

The Global Search for Education: Education and Skills

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Two and a half years ago, inspired by a group of young international students concerned about the relevance of their 21st century education to today's world, I started The Global Search for Education.

The Global Search for Education: With a Capital "A"

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.12.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"It breaks my heart to think there are children out there who are not being exposed to Arts education. We have to change this!" - Ashley Brown As...

The Global Search for Education: Fun and Learning

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.10.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Despite shorter schools days, less homework and fewer standardized tests, Finnish students have maintained an exceptional track record in PISA tests over the years, topping the world charts in Math, Science and Reading.

The Next Hit Show?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

"This is a story about how love changes over time...The hope is that the emotion of that theme + a twisting thriller plot + great tunes = something u...

The Global Search for Education: Shepherd Sound

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

"Musicians are all human, that is, we all have issues and things we want to improve but we also have the same goal, and that is to be the best we can...

The Global Search for Education: What Germany Did

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.26.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Germany's poor performance in the 2000 PISA test surprised and concerned the relevant stakeholders in that country. By 2012, scores in mathematics, reading and science were above the OECD average.