Around the World in 30 Days: October 2016
Oct29

Around the World in 30 Days: October 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report What can we learn from the best teaching and learning practices of mathematics around the world? Who was the first woman to run for President of the United States and why is her story still relevant today? While more and more young people achieve higher education degrees, youth unemployment continues to rise – so what are we going to do about it? There is a new House of Books in Kabul...

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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: Mrs. President
Oct14

The Global Search for Education: Mrs. President

“I am struck by the similar epithets that are hurled at Hillary Clinton to those that Woodhull was branded with. She was reviled and called ‘Mrs. Satan.’ They wanted to have her jailed and accused her of being dishonest and a threat to decent society.” —  Victoria Bond In an aria from the new opera Mrs. President, Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States, sings,...

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Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016
May30

Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report “Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life. Ubiquitous sensors eliminating privacy as we now know it. Everybody will have a scandal! In ten years, a small earpiece will whisper what is being said to you in your native language near simultaneously to the foreign language being spoken.” I agree with Alec Ross,...

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The Global Search for Education: Play it Again Spirio
May16

The Global Search for Education: Play it Again Spirio

Play it Again Spirio Many experts say it could be as soon as 30 years when machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can. Globally honored musician Leonard Cohen once wrote, “Music is the emotional life of most people.” Music is a universal language; the poetry of the soul. We experience this when we listen to a live concert pianist’s fingers glide over the 88 keys of a Steinway piano; when we see...

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All the World’s a Stage
Apr21

All the World’s a Stage

“Whether it’s in Asia, Europe, South America, or Africa, Shakespeare’s plays are happening in geographically diverse territories within their respective traditions and in their native languages–demonstrating that Bill is quite alive and well within this global context.”  —  Joseph Melillo Throughout 2016, performances, youth workshops, exhibitions, concerts, poetry readings, movies and more around...

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