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The Global Search for Education

The Global Search for Education: Meet the Minister - From Finland - Sanni Grahn-Laasonen

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.08.2017 | Education
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"Professional, highly-trained and highly respected teachers are a key factor in our success: teachers have pedagogical autonomy so they decide by them...

Around the World in 30 Days: January 2017

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.29.2017 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report This month in The Global Search for Education, William Gaudelli, George Rupp and Dana Mortenson shared their ...

The Global Search for Education: The City of Jerome Bruner

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.26.2017 | Education
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"These schools and this community became staked more than fifty years ago on the idea that education is the highest investment for the present and for...

The Global Search for Education: Coming Together

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.18.2017 | Education
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"While some celebrated the accomplishments of the first African-American president, others devolved into deep-seated anger about how his presidency al...

The Global Search for Education: I Have a Voice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.11.2017 | Education
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"It is time to for us to awaken to our true selves, to listen to what makes our hearts sing - to find our element." -- Sacha Abercorn, Her Grace the...

Around the World in 30 Days: December 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.30.2016 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report We were delighted to win our second Upton Sinclair Award this year, given for our "continual work on world-wi...

The Global Search for Education: The Rich, the Poor and What the World's Millennials Think

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.27.2016 | Education
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According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation (OECD), the gap between the rich and the poor keeps widening, with the richest 10% of the popul...

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Students

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.24.2016 | Education
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The Holidays are such a special time of year! Our lives take on a larger meaning as we think about our family, our extended family and our long-lost ...

The Global Search for Education: What Meta-Learning?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.12.2016 | Education
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"Metacognition is rising in importance as educators are realizing its importance and developing learning experiences to complement their existing assi...

The Global Search for Education: Everything You Need to Know About PISA

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.06.2016 | Education
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"If we look at countries like Singapore, Canada, Estonia, Japan and Finland, who have combined excellence and equity over a number of PISA cycles, we ...

The Global Search for Education: Would Small Data Mean Big Change?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.05.2016 | Education
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"We must be mindful of potential drawbacks of big data, especially those related to data privacy and research ethics. When big data is used to determi...

Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.30.2016 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report Americans chose to elect a billionaire businessman, an outsider with no government experience, over Hillary C...

The Global Search For Education: The Millennial Bloggers - What Next After Brexit And The US Election?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.20.2016 | Education
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The U.K. citizens' surprising approval of the Brexit referendum last June and the even more surprising U.S. election of Donald Trump as president on N...

The Global Search for Education: Have you Heard About the TeachUps?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.17.2016 | Education
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"With TeachUps, educators will fully reap the benefits of the 21st century's most touted model of instruction, 'blended learning', and seamlessly navi...

The Global Search for Education: Because They Matter

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.11.2016 | Education
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"I want readers to walk away understanding that education requires a holistic approach and should not be solely measured by assessments." -- Nadia Lop...

The Global Search For Education: What Skills?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.01.2016 | Education
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"Employers have to remain involved in making their needs heard, and education institutions have to accept that we educate for Life and Work, not only ...

Around The World In 30 Days: October 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.29.2016 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report What can we learn from the best teaching and learning practices of mathematics around the world? Who was the ...

The Global Search For Education: Top Global Teachers Focus on Well-Being in School Communities

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.26.2016 | Education
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How do school communities best support teachers, students and parents in their efforts to promote healthy, happy learners? Is learning more productive...

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers - Jobs Employment and Education

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.24.2016 | Education
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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. Sustainable Development...

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine Secretary Fadel

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.18.2016 | Education
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"We need to re-examine college entrance requirements (and their tests).  They hold change hostage to antiquated and incomplete requirements.  Massiv...

The Global Search for Education: Mrs. President

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.14.2016 | Education
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"I am struck by the similar epithets that are hurled at Hillary Clinton to those that Woodhull was branded with. She was reviled and called 'Mrs. Sata...

The Global Search for Education: A New House of Books for Kabul

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.10.2016 | Education
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"I read because I wanted to find a safe space away from all the turmoil around me, and I found that space amidst pages of books. They gave me peace, s...

The Global Search For Education: New Global Study Offers Insights On Math Learning

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.07.2016 | Education
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"The most remarkable finding really is that teaching strategies clearly trump nationality and social background; many of our observations hold over mo...

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine Secretary Ravitch

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.05.2016 | Education
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"In my view, historians will look on this era as a period of failed mandates, of willful and ignorant attacks on public education and the education pr...

Around the World in 30 Days: September 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.29.2016 | Education
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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report Why does character education matter? And why do so many believe its role in schools is more important than ev...