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: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – Children are Listening
Nov23

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – Children are Listening

Children are Listening. We live in a world of infinite connectivity, and following a “global” event such as the recent US Election 2016 (the world’s No. 1 economy), many parents and other adults say they are still struggling with what to say and share with children and what not to say. Children around the world witnessed the often aggressive tone of the election’s rhetoric, and indeed, teachers across the United States have...

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The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – Jobs Employment and Education
Oct24

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – Jobs Employment and Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 advocates for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all. Youth unemployment continues to grow. An increasing number of people around the world have higher education degrees. Despite this, more than half of the workers are employed...

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The Global Search for Education: How They Decide Who Gets In
Jun16

The Global Search for Education: How They Decide Who Gets In

“Many assumed that applicants from China, in particular, would have had a lot of formal test preparation, given the country’s long history of the civil service examination and the powerful role of the gao kao for admissions today. As a result, they expected higher scores.”  —  Julie Posselt How do the admissions decision makers in U.S. Higher Education institutions decide which international graduate students...

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Around the World in 30 Days – April 2016
Apr29

Around the World in 30 Days – April 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question and under attack from all sides. Will the new robots on the block provide the same expertise and multiple intelligences we expect from human experts? What can be done to preserve and strengthen the quality of our professions and what does this mean for learning that...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – What’s New On Social?
Apr27

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – What’s New On Social?

  Our world is interconnected. We no longer live in isolated communities. More than ever before we are part of a global community. The social media innovations making this connectivity easier with each day that passes are also being used to enhance learning. Our Global Teacher Bloggers are pioneers and innovators in fields such as technology integration, mathematics coaching, special needs education, science instruction, and...

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