The Global Search for Education: AI, Algorithms and What Should We All Be Thinking About?
Jan08

The Global Search for Education: AI, Algorithms and What Should We All Be Thinking About?

“Algorithms are as biased as the humans who designed or commissioned them with a certain intention. We should therefore spark an open debate about the goals of software systems with social impact.” — Ralph Müller-Eiselt Biased algorithms are everywhere, so at a critical moment in the evolution of machine learning and AI, why aren’t we talking about the societal issues this poses? In her book, Weapons of Mass Destruction – How Big Data...

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The Global Search for Education: The New Year Resolutions and How We Plan to Achieve Them – Millennials Weigh In
Jan02

The Global Search for Education: The New Year Resolutions and How We Plan to Achieve Them – Millennials Weigh In

Humanity faces a new set of challenges – we need an innovative set of solutions. For over seven years, The Global Search for Education has been focused on how best to equip youth for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What competencies will young people entering education this coming year need to succeed in a future no one can clearly predict? Ensuring they are employable at the end of the learning journey would be a given, normally....

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Around the World in 30 Days – December 2017
Dec30

Around the World in 30 Days – December 2017

C.M. Rubin’s Global Education Report Whether we like it or not, kids are growing up in a technological environment, and knowing how to make the best use of good tech is a critical part of preparing them for their future lives. Important 21st century skills such as problem solving, communication and creativity can also be improved with the use of great tech. This month our top global teachers share their top tips on which edtech tools...

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The Global Search for Education: Knowledge in the Age of AI
Dec03

The Global Search for Education: Knowledge in the Age of AI

“New and more innovative knowledge maps are now needed to help us navigate the complexities of our expanding landscape of knowledge.” — Charles Fadel The Trivium and Quadrivium, medieval revival of classical Greek education theories, defined the seven liberal arts necessary as preparation for entering higher education: grammar, logic, rhetoric, astronomy, geometry, arithmetic, and music. Even today, the education disciplines...

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Around the World in 30 Days – November 2017
Nov29

Around the World in 30 Days – November 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Round-Up  Global problem solvers are in high demand. Just google Re-Imagine Education and check out the wealth of conferences and events focused on what learning matters to ensure individuals have the skills to think like entrepreneurs and collaborate with people from all backgrounds. What lessons can we learn from the 15 year-old girls who outperformed boys in collaborative problem solving in...

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The Global Search for Education: No Pain No Gain – Top Global Teachers on Risk-Taking and Normalizing Struggle
Nov26

The Global Search for Education: No Pain No Gain – Top Global Teachers on Risk-Taking and Normalizing Struggle

Don’t try to innovate if you’re not prepared to make mistakes. Steve Jobs once said that “about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” All innovators feel challenged at different points because it’s just part of the work. So how do we teach youth that struggle is good, working hard is good, looking back on your mistakes is good, and finding new ways to tackle challenging...

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