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College Counseling: Public vs. Private School - Which One Is Right For Me?

Ishan Puri | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
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Ishan Puri

Students change, so colleges are instead looking for dynamic individuals that are open-minded, capable of learning, and able to contribute back to their community. These traits can be show at either a private or public school.

The Global Search for Education: More Focus on Systems

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.10.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Complex systems are increasingly relevant to our world, as things become more tightly coupled." -- Roland Kupers Roland Kupers wants students to...

Around the World in 30 Days - January 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How education will serve a rapidly changing global economy has continually become a more pressing issue. This is no less the case in Latin America.

The Global Search for Education: 'There is Life Here'

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.26.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Born and raised in Yemen, Thana Faroq was granted a scholarship at the age of 16 to finish high school in Canada, where she completed the IB Diploma Programme.

Mumbai Diaries: A Love Story

Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff, | Posted 01.13.2016 | Education
Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff,

It took us traveling halfway around the world to understand how the United States, and especially New York City, is a true pioneer in education, both ...

3 Ways to Start Preparing for End-of-Year IB Exams

Chuck Cohn | Posted 01.05.2016 | Education
Chuck Cohn

But no matter your choice (individual IB classes vs. the IB diploma programme), every high school student is busy, so how can you start preparing for your one (or more) end-of-year IB exams?

Around the World in 30 Days - December 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.31.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Has there ever been a time when an education framework for 21st-century competencies was more important?

The Global Search for Education: With the World in Mind

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.06.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The IB has concerns for humanity hardwired into it, in its philosophical heritage, its mission, and today's curricula." -- Siva Kumari Siva K...

The Global Search for Education: Bring On the Change

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

At the IB Heads World Conference in The Hague, I talked to Peter Senge, the renowned expert on systems, business management and learning, and senior lecturer at MIT.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.19.2016 | College
Carol J. Carter

Shantanu Bala doesn't like being called self-motivated, but from wherever he gets it, the 21-year-old ASU graduate has motivation in scads.

Around the World in 30 Days -- July 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

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.

The Global Search for Education: A Global Education for All

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.21.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

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.

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

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.02.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

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.

Around the World in 30 Days - December 2014

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.25.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In December, I continued my conversations with world leaders on the frontiers of education reform. These leaders all share a commitment to transforming education at the ground level, so that the poorest and most disadvantaged schools can become sites for development.

The Global Search for Education: Good or Bad?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Howard Gardner, world-acclaimed developmental psychologist and author of numerous books on intelligence and creativity, wants us to cultivate Good Grit in every school in the world.

Learning to Love What You Have

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

In a season focused on gratitude, 17-year-old Monica Chica has an attitude about choosing to be grateful that's wise far beyond her years: "The most important lesson I learned is that being happy is not about having with you what you loved in the past, but learning to love what you have in the present."

David and Goliath: A Blueprint for Reforming American Education?

Curtis Valentine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Education
Curtis Valentine

The frustration surrounding America's inability to "fix" our education system to outperform the world highlights what Gladwell calls "the limits of power."

The Global Search For Education: Got Tech? IB Schools in a Virtual World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Schools are the frontline of this new age, and it is incumbent on all of us to educate our young in how to move from being digital natives to digital...

Ranking CPS Schools: It's Easy as 1-2-3

Matt Farmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

The numbers are in, the spreadsheets have been released, and CPS parents now know whether their kids are currently attending Level 1, 2 or 3 schools. Whatever that means.

The Global Search for Education: UK on Testing

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

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?

The Global Search for Education: Education in Film - the IB Film Program

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I don't believe there is a young person across the world that isn't a film fan. Our goal was to develop that passion into an awareness of how film is constructed and how meaning is developed when you work with audiovisual imagery."

The Global Search for Education: International Thinking

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

At a time when President Obama has raised awareness for the rise in U.S. college costs, American students are increasingly thinking international and seeking their degrees across the pond (in England).

Successful School Curriculum Under Attack

Ken Blackwell | Posted 10.02.2012 | Education
Ken Blackwell

What is the objection to International Baccalaureate? Because the program is available across the globe, encourages students to learn a second language and teaches students about other cultures, the conspiratorial-right is claiming the program is part of a plot to erode American sovereignty.

A New Day for Roberto Clemente

Joe Moreno | Posted 08.20.2012 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

One of the most storied high schools in Chicago is finally about to get a fresh start. In a press conference tomorrow, we will announce that Clemente is going to be one of the first in the world, wall-to-wall, International Baccalaureate schools.

The Global Search for Education: From South Korea

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.11.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The first IB "through school" will open its doors to students in one of the world's leading education systems in August 2012 -- Seoul, South Korea. The school is located in Seoul's new Digital Media City, considered Korea's Silicon Valley.