C. M. Rubin's global education report In February, I continued my conversations on global education with Lord Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Austr...
Come with me. Let's open the door to a parallel universe. Here in this parallel world, the rules are different because gender roles are flipped. Loving parents and teachers accept this strange culture as if it's not so bad, or perhaps even good.
The achievement gap will never close until we as a society, especially educators, tackle the justice gap head-on.
Today, I was out of patience. All day, while teaching, my mind was on my son. I did that horrible thing that we sometimes have to do, and sent him to daycare even though he should have been home sick.
With support from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank and a local homeless shelter, Dana Knight overcame homelessness with her health and dignity intact. For several months this past fall, Dana lived in the strange world of victimization and kindness that hundreds of Grand Rapids' homeless live in every day.
Dance competition season is here! Right now across America, millions of young dancers are hastily sewing on last minute rhinestones, finalizing rehearsal details and buying enough hairspray to freeze an elephant stiffly into place.
The contemporary kid's dawn-to-dusk schedule runs over an unusual fact: The most crucial, the most fussed-about, the most prideful chunk of the long-ago kid's education is gone. Completely absent. One-hundred-percent missing in action.
A recent article notes that the TFA program is "suddenly having recruitment problems." The article reveals that applications are down 10 percent, yet the demand for recruits from the program "is extremely high," according to the co-chief executive of Teach for America.
Since the beginnings of the current wave of test-driven accountability, reformsters have been excited about stack ranking -- the process of sorting out items from the very best to the very worst. But you know what we still aren't sorting? The big standardized tests.
Technology has become further integrated into the daily operations of most Australian schools. The entire teacher workforce can now collaborate nationally on innovations in practice that address the problems they encounter in implementing a new curriculum.
It is said that some of the simplest cultures on Earth are also the happiest. Does this mean that by not being so involved in formal study and str...
It feels so much like déjà vu as I reminisce the devotion of a group of everyday people from Wichita, KS. Approximately 28 years ago, a similar gr...
College promises us a path to the world and an understanding of ourselves. Whether conscious of it or not, we invest our time, money, and hope to answer timeless questions: Who are we? What can we learn about the world? What do we want to do?
The National Museum of Educational History located in Albany, New York has been a hotbed of public attention since its opening in January of 2035. The old timers still can't believe that they used to allow themselves to be pushed around like that back in the years of 2000-2020.
Today, I find myself thinking about teachers in general and the enormous responsibility that comes with their duty to teach and protect children. Is it a burden, I wonder?
For the last few years, I've been feeling an overwhelming desire to contact some teachers from my past. That's typical for cult or abuse survivors like me, I think.