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The Global Search for Education: What's the News from Pakistan?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.25.2014 | Education
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Pakistan is not only looking up, with more students completing education programs, but is also showing its own leadership, and thus growing independently from external aid.

The Global Search for Education: From Argentina

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

I'm on a quest to find the most inspiring school turnaround success stories from around the world. From Argentina this morning, I am delighted to welcome once again to The Global Search for Education Dr. Silvina Gvirtz.

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West - Part 1

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Education
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"While there is rich cultural diversity in Asian countries, it is not as pronounced or complex as in many Western systems such as the USA and the UK....

The Global Search for Education: Girls and Science

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
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"Learning both art and science - both coding and designing - is needed. You need to position yourself so that when the world changes, you're ready f...

The Global Search for Education: Which Digital Device Is Best?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

If you're not aware of the hottest current digital device debate, you're probably not a parent or an educator.

The Global Search for Education: Ticks - More from Norway

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact
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C.M. Rubin, Dr. Richard Horowitz, and Siw Hansson at the NorVect Global Tick-borne Diseases Conference in Oslo Complicated problems usually have ...

The Global Search for Education: Can I Have a Hammer?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"We need to let kids discover the problems they want to solve, like Steve Jobs, Jack Dorsey or 15-year-old Jack Andraka who created the pancreatic ca...

The Global Search For Education: Ticks - Breaking the Transmission Cycle of Lyme Disease

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
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"We have the first solution, of which we are aware, that can reduce the amount of Lyme disease being transmitted." - Dr. Tom Monath What if we cou...

The Global Search for Education: It's an App App App App World!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

As apps become more and more significant in our society, are they opening up our world or are they shutting it down? How are the advantages of face to face contact as relevant when we have cutting-edge, digital toys to interact with?

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

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.15.2014 | Education
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Like many other countries, Brazil is working to support its learners. Today in Part 3 of "Education Is My Right," we will discuss some of the key issues faced as well as the initiatives education leaders have launched to help resolve the problems in Brazil.

The Global Search for Education: More Research - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
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The take home for me from Katie Couric's recent report on Lyme disease is that there are still too many unanswered questions. We need more research to understand Lyme, which affects 300,000 victims each year because we don't have answers.

The Global Search for Education: Prevention -- Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.21.2013 | Impact
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As you will discover today in Part 11 of my global series, "Ticks," finding community-wide solutions to infected ticks is going to be challenging.

The Global Search for Education: Japan

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
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Many consider Japanese primary and junior secondary level education to be exceptional, yet Manabu Sato believes the quality of his country's senior secondary and higher education is questionable.

Alice - Tea in Chicago

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.08.2013 | Books
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"It's a party in which the child within can play again and run with the imagination." -- Ayala Leyser I am going to a Mad Hatter Tea Party in Chi...

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 4 - Egypt

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
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Egyptian women want to be included in the process to address the political, economic and social crises facing their country. Before they can do this, they must overcome the conflicts and realities embodied by life in the context of Islam and Egypt's ongoing Islamic rulers.

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 2

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
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Thanks to technology, millions of voices that once could not be heard now have access to the global community. Never in the history of the world has the opportunity to accelerate the process for the empowerment of girls and women been greater.

The Global Search for Education: UK on Testing

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education
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Are the new performance measures proposed by Michael Gove a solution to "teaching to a test," improving standards and the overall quality of learning for all students in the UK education system?