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The Global Search for Education

The Global Search for Education: The 300,000 - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"We need to continue to understand the range of infections that may be passed along in a tick bite such as Babesia, Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis. I...

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Canada

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Students needed to be three things: engaged thinkers, ethical citizens, and they needed to have an entrepreneurial spirit. What role has technology played in helping educators achieve these goals?

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Teachers are reporting increased motivation by students when they are involved in digital learning, and our preliminary research shows that this inc...

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Singapore

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"In Singapore, one of the main impacts of technology is a shift in the mindset of educators to discover how curriculum and the teaching environment c...

The Global Search For Education: Got Tech? United States

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

In the future, will students still attend "schools" or will they be called "blended learning schools" that combine brick-and-mortar buildings with online learning?

The Global Search for Education: School Performance

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Schools are driven to place too much emphasis on test scores that capture what can easily be measured. In doing so, they neglect other important sk...

The Global Search For Education: Where is the next Kathryn Bigelow?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"The question is how to make your film become an essential part of new storytelling ecosystems that bring meaningful conversation, foster social enga...

The Global Search for Education: More Research - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

The take home for me from Katie Couric's recent report on Lyme disease is that there are still too many unanswered questions. We need more research to understand Lyme, which affects 300,000 victims each year because we don't have answers.

The Global Search For Education: Got Tech? IB Schools in a Virtual World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Schools are the frontline of this new age, and it is incumbent on all of us to educate our young in how to move from being digital natives to digita...

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Argentina

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"The distribution of netbooks has at least two major aims. A social aim that is to reduce the digital divide and ensure access to technology for all ...

The Global Search for Education: The Guidelines - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.29.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"The current IDSA guidelines provide the best scientific, evidence-based medical practices for the treatment of Lyme disease including early and late...

The Global Search for Education: Prevention -- Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.21.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

As you will discover today in Part 11 of my global series, "Ticks," finding community-wide solutions to infected ticks is going to be challenging.

The Global Search for Education: Japan

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Many consider Japanese primary and junior secondary level education to be exceptional, yet Manabu Sato believes the quality of his country's senior secondary and higher education is questionable.

The Global Search for Education: Research - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Like HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s, the world of Lyme has had a small group of dedicated researchers and clinicians who have remained committed to advancing and understanding this disease better.

The Global Search for Education: France - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.05.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Chronic Lyme disease is due to the persistence of Borrelia within tissues but is also probably due to other micro-organisms responsible for co-infec...

The Global Search for Education: Germany - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"One of the first projects should be the improvement of the test sensitivity for chronic Lyme disease patients worldwide. The European Union has spen...

The Global Search for Education: Log On

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

What are some of the specific ways in which educators around the world are using these digital tools?

The Global Search for Education: Norway - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Our method is based upon live blood microscopy. Bacteria become visible by optical changes involving refraction index, swelling and spreading of cel...

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Solutions - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

In many countries, governments and doctors are not sufficiently knowledgeable about the disease. Even when doctors are reasonably informed, guidelines for treatment remain globally controversial.

The Global Search for Education: What Students Want

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Education is the greatest armament in the battle on poverty, disease, brutality and prejudice. Providing education for children in the emerging markets is both vital and relatively cheap.

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 4 - Egypt

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Egyptian women want to be included in the process to address the political, economic and social crises facing their country. Before they can do this, they must overcome the conflicts and realities embodied by life in the context of Islam and Egypt's ongoing Islamic rulers.

The Global Search for Education: Student Loan Solution Will Come

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.04.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Most countries, including the United States, want to ensure their students are equipped with the 21st century education needed to compete in today's world. Can U.S. higher education systems remain competitive in terms of equity and positive outcomes among their global competitors?

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 3

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

How is technology helping women's plight? What effective steps have been taken to educate girls and boys on the AIDS issue? What can private firms and corporations do to promote women's equality in the workplace and in society?

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 2

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Thanks to technology, millions of voices that once could not be heard now have access to the global community. Never in the history of the world has the opportunity to accelerate the process for the empowerment of girls and women been greater.

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 1

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

I begin to explore the enormous moral and socioeconomic ramifications of gender inequality as well as the powerful argument for education as the agent for transformation. Education is clearly the paramount weapon we can use to bring about change in the war on gender inequality.