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:  Hey Millennials – Are You Loving the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Apr28

The Global Search for Education: Hey Millennials – Are You Loving the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

It’s called the economy of life-long learning – aka the digital age, aka the fourth industrial revolution. And we’re just at the beginning. Newer and newer technologies are creating accelerating changes impacting the way we live, work, produce and consume. Within the next decade, it is expected that more than a trillion sensors will be connected to the Internet. By 2025, 10% of people will be wearing clothes...

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The Global Search for Education: A Question of Privacy
Mar18

The Global Search for Education: A Question of Privacy

 “How ironic it is that our liberal arts and science institutions have long been admired world wide, and yet they now could be undermined from within.” — Howard Gardner  At public universities, it seems generally understood that anything communicated through the university email system is subject to inspection.  The question posed today is: Did Harvard University, whose position on the question of privacy seems...

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How Will We Read: In Schools?
Nov03

How Will We Read: In Schools?

  How must the role of the school library and the school librarian evolve in the 21st century school? Our time is an information age.  There are many unique challenges we face related to information such as accuracy, ownership, accessibility and privacy.  Lifestyles are more hectic than ever, which means we feel the need to process information faster. It seems more often than ever we hear concerns about the lack of media...

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