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The Global Search for Education: A New...

“When children are born, they don’t know any concept of race, ethnicity, or citizenship. These are social constructs.” — Andreas Schleicher 

“When children are born, they don’t know any concept of race, ethnicity, or citizenship. These are social constructs,” says Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for...

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The Global Search for Education: Re-...

“As long as young people have access to institutions and experiences that intrigue them (for example, children’s museums, travels to interesting sites) and are in regular contact with individuals who themselves are curious—and don’t take things on faith or for granted or are cynical about everything—the kids will be fine.” —...

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Around the World in 30 Days – June 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...

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The Global Search for Education:...

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center showed that only 16% of Americans think that a four-year degree course prepares students very well for a high-paying job in the modern economy. Ongoing technological change...

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Developing A Stress-Reduction Plan—When...

While as a teacher right now you may be enjoying the beach, traveling, spending time with family, perhaps teaching a bit, or attending training in a more relaxed setting, the last thing on your mind right now is how to deal with the stress of the school year. But now might be the perfect time, when you have a clear mind, to learn about stress reduction methods you can apply for the coming academic year.

Teaching is considered one of the most stressful occupations (Hartigan, 2017;...

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Tour de France 2017 Has Begun! Possible...

Many of you are on vacation, but perhaps you are teaching summer school or are looking for an activity to use with your kids during the summer months.

The 2017, Tour de France began on July 1st and ends on July 23rd. It's considered the world's biggest and most exciting bicycling race. It is in...

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The Global Search for Education: Is...

A decade ago, many predicted that K-12 education might shift entirely online, especially in the upper grades. Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, spoke of blended learning as the “new model that is student-centric, highly personalized for each learner, and more productive, as it delivers...

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Identifying Underrepresented Students...

Have you ever overlooked a child for gifted education services?

Be honest—then again, maybe they slipped through the cracks because, as many teachers do, you operated from some partially or completely inaccurate preconceived notions when identifying gifted students.

I’m writing about an old problem. It’s nothing new. But, before you stop reading, understand that this problem will remain a large problem unless school administrators and teachers do something about it...

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The Global Search for Education: "...

“We need courageous cathedral builders! We also need to address traditional experts’ biases clinging to their narrow domains, parents’ old personal experiences biasing their views, and teachers’ and administrators’ lack of training and leadership, respectively.” — Charles Fadel

All around us we are witnessing...

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For Those Taking a Summer Break and For...

Wishing those of you who are now on Summer Break a very relaxing time. As someone that taught for 33 1/2 years, the very first FULL day of vacation was always the beginning of possibilities of things to do that I didn't get to do during the school year. In fact, I remember dreading the alarm clock going off at 6 a.m. during the...

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The Global Search for Education: A New...

“When children are born, they don’t know any concept of race, ethnicity, or citizenship. These are social constructs.” — Andreas Schleicher 

“When children are born, they don’t know any concept of race, ethnicity, or citizenship. These are social constructs,” says Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for...

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