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C M Rubin

The Global Search for Education: What did you learn at Oppi?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Education
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"I am more hopeful now than before Oppi to accomplish the vision of the school of the future where "minimal invasive education" is a leading principl...

The Global Search for Education: Teacher Education

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Education
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"The 21st century "movement" refers to the redefining of the goals of education and how learning is organized in order to meet the demands of the 21s...

The Global Search for Education: Education and Jobs

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.04.2014 | Education
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"The Future of Employment study makes clear that what matters most today is what you can do with what you know, rather than how much you know." - Dr...

The Global Search for Education: Focus on China

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.26.2014 | Education
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"The Chinese government has done a lot of policy making; it is the enforcement that is the problem." - Yong Zhao Like many countries, China faces ...

The Global Search for Education: Education and Skills

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Education
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Two and a half years ago, inspired by a group of young international students concerned about the relevance of their 21st century education to today's world, I started The Global Search for Education.

The Global Search for Education: With a Capital "A"

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.12.2014 | Education
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"It breaks my heart to think there are children out there who are not being exposed to Arts education. We have to change this!" - Ashley Brown As...

The Global Search for Education: Fun and Learning

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
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Despite shorter schools days, less homework and fewer standardized tests, Finnish students have maintained an exceptional track record in PISA tests over the years, topping the world charts in Math, Science and Reading.

The Next Hit Show?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts
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"This is a story about how love changes over time...The hope is that the emotion of that theme + a twisting thriller plot + great tunes = something u...

The Global Search for Education: Shepherd Sound

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.27.2014 | Arts
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"Musicians are all human, that is, we all have issues and things we want to improve but we also have the same goal, and that is to be the best we can...

The Global Search for Education: What Germany Did

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.24.2014 | Education
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Germany's poor performance in the 2000 PISA test surprised and concerned the relevant stakeholders in that country. By 2012, scores in mathematics, reading and science were above the OECD average.

The Global Search for Education: What Israel Did

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.18.2014 | Education
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"The convergence of different studies showing steady improvement indicates that indeed a real change in teaching and learning has occurred and studen...

The Global Search for Education: China Online

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Education
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Given all of the issues China faces with its rural poor, Internet access presents both massive opportunity and enormous challenge.

Alice -- The Curious Invention of Lewis Carroll

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
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Rizzoli -- To Lose Our Culture Is to Lose Our Memories

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.30.2014 | Books
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Sir Elton John, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Karl Lagerfeld, Paloma Picasso, Christo, Gregory Peck, David Bowie, Abba Eban, Pablo Neruda, Gina Lollobrig...

The Global Search for Education - What Poland Did

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Education
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"The crucial difference between Poland and many other countries is that we focus on providing the same comprehensive curriculum to students until the...

The Global Search for Education: The Case for Space

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.26.2014 | Education
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"Research proves students thrive on the ability to interact with peers and faculty, in a compelling way." - Jeff Vredevoogd Is your classroom spac...

Alice - The New Opera

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
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"Dodgson himself wrote that he imagined his work as musical theater -- an "operetta"." - Gary Bachlund Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska are schedul...

The Global Search for Education: The World Test?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.15.2014 | Education
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"The more important questions that countries have to ask themselves are why they are comparing with one another and what they are doing with the find...

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right - Mexico

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.07.2014 | Education
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"Although in the U.S. there are increasing conversations about personalized learning, digital learning, deeper learning and alike, the prevalent cont...

The Global Search For Education: Education Is My Right - South Africa

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
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As you will discover today in Part 2 of the "Education Is My Right" series, Mandela's education legacy continues. Equity-focused educational change is Jonathan Jansen's work.

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right - United Kingdom

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.01.2014 | Education
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"School partnerships are the most powerful means of fostering improvements, particularly in challenging circumstances."

The Global Search for Education: Austria - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
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"In patients with persistent symptoms, I think the number with co-infections is almost 100%. I only have a few patients with classic Lyme." - Elke S...

The Global Search for Education: The Master - Renée Fleming

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
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"I love face-to-face interaction with students. Having grappled with the same issues that they face, if I can alert them to areas that might need more work, either on their own in the practice room, through online research, or with a teacher, I feel I have helped."

The Global Search for Education: Change Leaders -- Leon Botstein

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
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In the traditionally conservative world of academia, Leon Botstein is unafraid to challenge the status quo. His most recent cause du jour is of course the new Bard College admissions exam.

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Finland

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
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"For most teachers, learning means to understand by making meaningful connections between what is to be learned and what already exists in students' ...