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

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"American scholars and their writings, like Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, have been influential in building the much-admired sc...

School Should Also Be About Learning Through Play

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

Creating opportunities for all children to learn, in a country as vast as the United States, is a unique challenge. One salient point all sides seem to agree on is that children learn though play. Exactly what that "play" looks like and where it takes place has been a hotly debated topic this week.

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: Dreams

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Finnish educator Pasi Sahlberg and Chancellor Stephen Spahn of the Dwight School in Manhattan have big dreams for education. Sahlberg, the celebrated global reformer, spent the day at Spahn's school in Manhattan.