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The Global Search for Education

The Global Search for Education: Gender, Gender, Gender -- Do we get it?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.07.2015 | Education
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I ask her about her research and concern for gender equality. Her thorough analysis of the global situation makes it clear that gender inequality is not only cruel, but also economically disadvantageous. In our interview, Linda shares her tips for what educators and parents can do to combat gender inequality.

The Global Search for Education: A Haven for Artists and More

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
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In an age when global competencies are seen as a critical component of a holistic education, exposure to different people's arts is a powerful way to connect and learn about each other.

Around the World in 30 Days -- September 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.30.2015 | Education
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In the response from our global teacher bloggers to our September question, "What was your most challenging classroom and how did you turn it around?", a common theme ran through all anecdotes -- an openness to student experience that allows for a more understanding, empathetic response to student's problems.

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What Was Your Most Challenging Classroom and How Did You Turn It Around?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.26.2015 | Education
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We're keeping Teachers at the top of our global radar in a week of intense media focus on the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This month we posed this question to our Top 12 global team: What was your most challenging classroom and how did you turn it around?

The Global Search for Education: The New UN Agenda -- What Is the Role of Education?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.23.2015 | Education
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24 debaters from 11 countries will explore answers to the question in the Education Fast Forward live global debate on September 24. EFF Trustee and Education World Forum Director, Gavin Dykes, will chair the debate.

The Global Search for Education: Teaching in a Global World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.19.2015 | Education
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Randi Weingarten is the President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). I talk to Randi about what we can learn from successful education models abroad, the increasing importance of teachers having robust global and cultural competence, and how the US can do a better job supporting its teachers.

The Global Search for Education: Can Tech Help Students Learn?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.13.2015 | Education
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A new report, "Students, Computers, and Learning: Making the Connection," investigates the stats on crucial contemporary issues of technology and education. The author, Francesco Avvisati, is an analyst of education reports for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA).

The Global Search for Education: More Focus on Skills

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.07.2015 | Education
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"This study demonstrates that meaningful measures of quality can be determined for many countries and that these would provide clear goals for educat...

The Global Search for Education: New Study - Social and Emotional Learning

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.04.2015 | Education
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"The Second Step Program in the United States introduces age-appropriate weekly lessons for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. They include activ...

Around the World in 30 Days: August 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.30.2015 | Impact
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I talked to the CEO of Edmodo, a leading innovator in K-12 blended learning, about how teachers, learning platforms, software, parents and students across the globe can work together in new ways thanks to digital technology.

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs -- What Are the Best Ways Parents Can Help Teachers and That Teachers Can Help Parents?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.25.2015 | Education
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In efforts to help their children and their schools succeed in the next academic year, millions of parents around the world are already involved in school foundations or PTA's to support teachers and administrators with their critical work of educating a fresh set of young minds.

The Global Search for Education: Good Jobs Are Back for College Graduates

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.18.2015 | Education
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To tell us more about how the American job machine is working again for college graduates, Anthony Carnevale, the Center on Education and the Workforce's director, joins us today in The Global Search for Education

The Global Search for Education: From Poland

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.13.2015 | Education
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"Over the years, we decentralized governance and finances, increased teacher autonomy and opened education paths for students. Now teachers enjoy fre...

The Global Search for Education: Online Educational Tools

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.04.2015 | Education
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"Privacy is of course critical, but at the moment the dialogue nationally is focusing far too much on the privacy aspects surrounding data rather tha...

The Global Search for Education: 7 Teachers 7 Continents #EdChat on #EdTech

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.03.2015 | Education
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On August 4, EdmodoCon 2015 will be streamed live from San Mateo, California. Thousands and thousands of teachers from all over the world will log on to share the ways they are using Edmodo and other tech tools to personalize learning.

Around the World in 30 Days -- July 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.30.2015 | Education
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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: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What are several real ways you have seen bullying reduced?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.29.2015 | Education
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Dr. Tracey C. Burns is a Project Leader at the OECD's Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, Directorate for Education and Skills in Paris (@OECD_Edu). She is considered a global expert on the subject of bullying.

The Global Search for Education: Is This the Age of the Arts?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.20.2015 | Education
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Arts education is making a difference in improving struggling schools by increasing student engagement and positively changing young lives in countries all over the world.

The Global Search for Education: A Global Education for All

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.14.2015 | Education
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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.

Japanese Scholars Say No to War

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.12.2015 | World
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Seventy years after the end of World War II, Manabu Sato (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo) believes Japan stands at a critical juncture. "One path," he explains, "is that of a nation that does not wage War; the other, a nation that wages War." Professor Sato and Professor Nakano join me to discuss the issues.

The Global Search for Education: Where are the US Jobs?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.08.2015 | Education
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"NY and CA are not necessarily the best place for college graduates to look for a job. While these states offer many job opportunities to college gra...

Around the World in 30 Days - June 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report This past month, I spoke to education innovators around the world about topics ranging from improving city s...

The Best Ways a Teacher Can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.26.2015 | Education
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In such relationships, students feel close to their teacher and they trust and value him or her. From the perspective of teachers' behaviors, this implies that teachers show a good mix of agency and communion in the classroom."

The Global Search for Education: Families, Schools and Communities

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.16.2015 | Education
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The goal of the Shaping our Future by Leading Together: Families, Schools and Communities conference in Chicago on June 22 to 24 is to expose its participants to successful community engagement strategies.

The Global Search for Education: Are You Inclusive?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Education
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Amir Dossal: As engines of growth, smaller businesses can serve as role models for good corporate citizens. Here are a few ways smaller companies might make a difference.