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Around the World in 30 Days -- November 2014

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.01.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In November, I continued my conversations with world leaders on the frontiers of education reform. Each of this month's leaders dealt with situations that seemed unmanageable: from entrenched gender stereotypes to impoverished conditions.

The Global Search for Education: What the World Can Learn from Latin America

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.12.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How are Brazil and other Latin America countries innovating mathematics education? This year, 35-year-old Brazilian mathematician Artur Avila became the first Latin American to claim the prestigious 2014 Fields Medal.

The Global Search for Education: Girls and Science

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"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: Finnish Math Lessons

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Fewer pupils think math is difficult in Finland. Interestingly, math textbooks, which are written by teachers, are only a fraction of the size of similar textbooks in the U.S.

Math 'Gender Gap' Gets Surprising New Explanation

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience.com, staff Published: 07/28/2012 10:45 PM EDT on LiveScience From an early age, boys tend to take a more impulsive approach to m...