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The Global Search For Education: Helping the World's Teachers

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.26.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

What does TALIS teach us? Last Thursday, I attended a dazzling gala to watch special education teacher Matthew Cunningham accept the inaugural GEM...

The Drownings Will Continue Until Test Scores Improve

Arnold Dodge | Posted 11.20.2013 | Parents
Arnold Dodge

Those who make policy need to immerse themselves -- dare I say in the deep end -- of the literature on motivation, particularly as it relates to learner self-concept.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals Around the World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Andreas Schleicher weighs in on what the US and other nations can learn from some of the high performing education systems that are doing this.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Singapore

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.21.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How does Singapore view the importance of a world-class teaching profession? How has its government responded? What progress has been made to date? What are Singapore's next steps to advance the teaching profession in the 21st century?

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Part 2

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Today we continue the conversation with someone who understands better than anyone why professional excellence is one of the most vital investments we can make in our children's future: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.

The Global Search for Education: Change Leader

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.25.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Michael Fullan has been working to identify the right drivers for whole system education reform. His paper, "Choosing the Wrong Drivers for Whole System Reform," has stimulated considerable interest from educators around the world.

School Reform by Making a Headline or by Reading the Book?

Sean Slade | Posted 08.09.2011 | Education
Sean Slade

School reform has been the flavor of the month for quite a few months now. However, what we have seen has not been discussion or debate about what constitutes sound reform, but rather debate by headline.

The Global Search for Education: The Way Out of Poverty

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.10.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

American educators and policy makers are trying to figure out how we, as a highly developed nation, can improve our education systems so that America can stay at the top in a rapidly changing world.

Education Reform: Accent on the Wrong Syllable

Deborah Dumont | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deborah Dumont

What is President Obama thinking? His get-tough education plan will damage and isolate schools that need federal support, not punishment.