The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents – A Conversation with Dr. Leonard Sax
Jun01

The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents – A Conversation with Dr. Leonard Sax

“American kids are now 10, 20, 50 or 90 times more likely to be on prescription psychiatric medications compared with kids in other countries (the rate varies depending on the diagnosis in question). I think it’s an important and disturbing trend.” — Dr. Leonard Sax Dr. Leonard Sax graduated Phi Beta Kappa from MIT in January 1980 at the age of 19. He then went on to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned both a PhD in...

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Around the World in 30 Days – May 2017
May30

Around the World in 30 Days – May 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report CMRubinWorld’s mission for over 7 years has been to ask the important questions about learning, share the most innovative ideas and be a bridge builder between the past and the future of global education. Ongoing rapid technological advancements continue to change our world. What competencies will young people need to succeed 5, 10, or 25 years from now? This month we invited Justine...

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The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents, Our Global Teachers Have Important Tips!
May23

The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents, Our Global Teachers Have Important Tips!

    In a technology driven, infinitely connected world, the roles of teachers and parents in the learning process are changing. Good communication is arguably more important than ever before. A teacher parent relationship that’s in sync is the best way to create a positive experience and learning environment for each student. So how do teachers around the world manage these relationships, and specifically what are their top...

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The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents – A Conversation with Justine Roberts
May19

The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents – A Conversation with Justine Roberts

“Like many things with parenting, it’s a near-impossible job description, but most of us do our best with it (and beat ourselves up if we get it wrong).” — Justine Roberts “Parenting is probably the most important job most of us will ever do,” says Justine Roberts, Founder and CEO of Mumsnet. Being a guardian to a child is a responsibility where, “any failure, however small, can take your breath away.” This is why...

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Around the World in 30 Days: April 2017
Apr30

Around the World in 30 Days: April 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report Innovation guru Clay Christensen has his eyes on Parenting. In a revealing interview with CMRubinWorld this month, Christensen argues that outsourcing work as significant as parenting can be very costly in the long run. “A good life is not one that is free from struggle, but one in which people have the tools to overcome what life throws at them. By that logic, a good parent is one who...

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The Global Search for Education: Is Clay Christensen Ready to Disrupt Parenting?
Apr24

The Global Search for Education: Is Clay Christensen Ready to Disrupt Parenting?

“A good life is not one that is free from struggle, but one in which people have the tools to overcome what life throws at them. By that logic, a good parent is one who immerses his child in lots of small, authentic opportunities to navigate and conquer challenges.” — Clay Christensen Clayton Christensen’s bio describes him as a professor, author, entrepreneur, missionary, husband, and father. Clay is regarded as one...

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