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The Global Search for Education

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
C. M. Rubin

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.

The Global Search for Education: Lessons from a City Challenge

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Education
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"Two things more than anything surprised me: first of all, the willingness of schools to support one another, even in a policy context that emphasize...

Around the World in 30 Days

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.01.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In May, I continued my conversations with thought leaders from China to New York who sketched out for me the conflicting overlaps between creativity, innovation, reform and testing, and shared their efforts to create coalescence between them.

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What are the quick ways to combat teacher stress in a classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.31.2015 | Education
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Teachers report high levels of stress and low levels of autonomy according to a new survey of over 30,000 teachers in the United States: Quality o...

The Global Search for Education: From Shanghai

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Education
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"In PISA 2009, we found that Chinese students don't like rote learning in math. Most teachers don't believe in rote learning and encourage students t...

The Global Search for Education: Oppi-tunities for Parents

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
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Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Cathy Rubin and Randi Weingarten at Oppi Festival Kick Off Call me mad or just insanely curious, but I visited over 20 sch...

The Global Search for Education: Digital

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.28.2015 | Education
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"We live in a world now where anybody can ask any question anywhere and get thousands of answers within seconds, but it is up to the questioner to d...

The Global Search for Education: A World of Oppi-tunities!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.20.2015 | Education
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The Oppi Festival pops up at Leman Manhattan School in NYC on May 15 and 16. When Quincy Jones was chosen to produce "We Are The World" in 19...

Around The World In 30 Days - April 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.28.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

C. M. Rubin's global education report In April, I continued my conversations with thought leaders around the world on many topics including the ro...

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - How do you balance preparation for high stakes assessments with teaching and learning in your classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.27.2015 | Education
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The use of high-stakes achievement tests around the world have created controversy among teachers, parents, students, administrators, policy maker...

The Global Search for Education: An Education in Africa

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.12.2015 | Education
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"When I visited a local village, what everyone told me -- the chiefs, the parents, the children -- was that girls weren't in school because it was th...

The Global Search for Education: 革新, Innovación, Innovation, ابتكار, Inovação, инновация, イノベーション, নবপ্রবর্তিত বস্তু, Innovazione!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.14.2015 | Education
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Justin Bieber and Scooter Braun - Past Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award Honorees Winston Churchill once said, "Without tradition, art is a fl...

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

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Education
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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.

The Global Search for Education: Can You Hear the Thunder?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.06.2015 | Education
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If you do something well enough, if you do something often enough, you will ultimately bring about positive change. I'm convinced we are making progress.

The Global Search for Education: United States and Finland - Why are they so great?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Education
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"American scholars and their writings, like Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, have been influential in building the much-admired sc...

Around the World in 30 Days - March 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.29.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

C. M. Rubin's global education report In March, I continued my conversations with thought leaders around the world. The ABC of Gender Equality in ...

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs - What are the biggest mistakes teachers make when integrating technology into the classroom?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.22.2015 | Education
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Our Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs Singapore is recognized globally as a high-performing education system. The Global Search for Education contributo...

The Global Search for Education: Ideas Ideas Ideas Ideas!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.22.2015 | Education
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"In the US, the main way [to impact teacher retention] is to improve the status and conditions of teaching as a profession." -- Sir Ken Robinson ...

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

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.02.2015 | Education
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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.

The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Education
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PISA's just-published report, The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence, gives a much-needed update on the status of gender in education today. Francesca Borgonovi (PISA Analyst) and Marilyn Achiron (Education Editor) compiled and wrote the PISA findings. To discuss the report further, I invited them to share perspectives.

Around the World in 30 Days (February 2015)

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In February, I continued my conversations on global education with Lord Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Australia's Geoff Masters (CEO of Australian Council for Educational Research) and Susan Mann (CEO of Education Services Australia). I learned further about how technology is entering the classroom and how this is helping to broaden cross-cultural perspectives in education.

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs -- What Will Be the Most Significant Classroom Innovation in the Next 10 Years?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Education
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We liked their innovative ideas so much, we decided to invite these talented 12 back each month to answer one big picture question related to 21st century education.