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The Global Search for Education: Learning to Live Together

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.11.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"It's important for schools to begin by setting a tone that values and leverages diversity as an asset, across all aspects of teaching and learning. ...

The Global Search for Education: Being Global -- An International Pre-Graduate Program

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

I believe that one of the most common barriers is a lack of familiarity with the U.S. Graduate School classroom and academic experience. We hope to make this a bit more clear. Classroom discussions are often different from culture to culture.

Around the World in 30 Days -- October 2014

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.30.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

A common thread connects these thought leaders, which is a commitment to using innovative, hands-on methods to solve the problems of inadequate education programs.

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.

Envisioning Global Leadership: The New Ivy League

Suza Scalora | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

By turning inward, we come to understand ourselves better and this personal, inner transformation directly affects our external life situation. That being said, this could make for one massive ripple effect.

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

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.11.2014 | 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.

Latest Pearson Problem: Its Test Centers

Alan Singer | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
Alan Singer

According to Inside Higher Education, Pearson VUE, which operates a worldwide network of testing centers for various professional exams, "has been experiencing significant technical problems."

The Global Search for Education: Health and Education

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Should health disparities be a fundamental part of national school reform to narrow our domestic achievement gap?

Missouri Increases Standards For Teacher Preapration

St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Jessica Bock | Posted 02.25.2013 | Education

Before stepping into her own classroom, Allison Brown wanted to be prepared for everything that becoming a teacher would throw at her. Planning and t...

Pensions and Health Insurance for the Elderly Are Not Just 'Entitlements'

Alan Singer | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics
Alan Singer

Words are contested terrain in political debate. The words we use to label issues and ideas shape how people think about them.

What Teachers Told the U.S. Department of Education

Dan Brown | Posted 11.24.2012 | Education
Dan Brown

Over eighty meetings with teachers and school leaders in a two-week cross-country blitz-- not bad work for a team of twelve Teaching Ambassador Fellows (TAFs) working for a year with the U.S. Department of Education.

Are Great Teachers Born or Made?

Dan Brown | Posted 11.04.2012 | Education
Dan Brown

It's not always pretty, but my students have shown important progress toward college and career readiness -- something I could never claim from my rookie misadventure at P.S. 85. What accounts for the change?

Can Common Core Turn on the Math and Science?

Alan Singer | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

I worry that with the Common Core Standards focus on mastering skills through repetitive practice, students will never learn to find their own solutions to chemistry or geometry problems.

Joy Resmovits

4K More Per Child -- The Cost Of Closing The Achievement Gap, Says CEE | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- It's been more than a decade since Michael Rebell filed a lawsuit that led to increased school funding in New York. Now, the lawyer and Co...

Joy Resmovits

Education Loses In Minn. Government Shutdown Compromise | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.17.2011 | Education

On Monday afternoon, highway cars and intense security surrounded Minnesota's capitol building, where only officials, legislators and their aides were...

Preparing Teachers for a Lifetime in the Classroom

Justin Snider | Posted 08.30.2011 | Education
Justin Snider

Arne Duncan and President Barack Obama share a sense of urgency that the United States must do much more to ensure that every student is taught by a highly effective teacher.

Joy Resmovits

Who Can Authorize Charter Schools? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.16.2011 | Education

A Georgia Supreme Court decision that challenges a state commission's ability to greenlight the creation of charter schools may have implications for ...

New Guide May Help Prospective Teachers Choose Best Training Program

Posted 07.11.2011 | Education

In response to criticism that teacher training programs are leaving graduates unprepared for the classroom, the National Council on Teacher Quality (N...

Joy Resmovits

The Superintendent Who Doesn't Believe In Superman | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.28.2011 | Education

The newly-announced head of Montgomery County, Md., schools is not a fan of extremes. “There is no one reform model where one size fits all,” ...

Teaching Teachers a Better Way

Fred Belmont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Fred Belmont

Imagine the quality of America's teachers if we modeled teaching training after medical education. School districts would partner with colleges and universities similar to the way a teaching hospital works.

Job Market 2010: Teaching Positions Scarce Yet Sought After

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The 'recession-proof' market for teachers has dwindled drastically, the New York Times reports. The relatively scant number of openings for teacher...