Around the World in 30 Days: December 2016
Dec30

Around the World in 30 Days: December 2016

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-wide educational issues.” In the more than ninety Global Search for Education articles we published throughout the world in 2016, our consistent themes included the need to fundamentally change the way we think about education so as to make it relevant in a rapidly changing...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Students
Dec24

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

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 friends. It’s a time of giving and reflection. Our Global Teacher Bloggers are pioneers and innovators in fields such as technology integration, mathematics coaching, special needs education, science instruction, and gender equity. They have founded schools, written curricula, and...

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The Global Search for Education: Would Small Data Mean Big Change?
Dec05

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

“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 determine children’s educational pathways and thereby their future, or influence teachers’ careers in education, we have crossed the line of appropriate use of big data in education.” —  Pasi Sahlberg Would small data help accomplish what is called Good Data in...

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Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016
Nov30

Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report Americans chose to elect a billionaire businessman, an outsider with no government experience, over Hillary Clinton, the candidate of the establishment. What economic and social forces might have prompted this upset in the US Election 2016? And what might we imagine are the implications of these pressures? Additionally, what did we all learn about the virtues – Truth, Beauty and...

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The Global Search for Education: Have you Heard About the TeachUps?
Nov17

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

“With TeachUps, educators will fully reap the benefits of the 21st century’s most touted model of instruction, ‘blended learning’, and seamlessly navigate offline and online learning for themselves as well as their students.” —  Niccolina Clements Mangroo Technology is quickly and forever changing. The moment teachers master one new piece of ed tech, there may be something newer they need to know...

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The Global Search for Education: From Local to Global
Jul20

The Global Search for Education: From Local to Global

“For this back-to-school season, we are focusing on making communication, collaboration, resource sharing and discovery even simpler and more relevant at a local, regional and global level.”  —  Manish Kothari  Who hasn’t heard of Edmodo, aka the “Facebook for schools” that boasts over 65 million users in 370,000 schools around the world; where teachers and learners experience classrooms without...

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