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The Global Search for Education: How...

In an interview with CMRubinWorld,...

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The Global Search for Education:...

In a 21st century world where we are learning, unlearning, and relearning all the time, how can teachers keep up? 

The presence of technology in schools is increasing as are the opportunities to integrate tech into practice. However, the moment teachers master one new piece of tech, there may be something...

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The Global Search for Education: Dear...

“Children from non-traditional families, for example – single parent, multi-racial, same sex parents, have the right to see their family structure acknowledged and respected.”

— Tracey Burns

The institution of marriage itself is changing, and Tracey Burns at the OECD’s...

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Secrets of Great Classroom Projects

During my decade of teaching, most of my time was spent working with gifted children, trying to find ways to enrich and challenge them academically and intellectually. I found that project-based learning, in its many forms, was a surefire way to meet that need. I experimented with all kinds of approaches (community-service projects, research-based, interest-based, problem-solving), and in my travels, narrowed down some principles and insights to effectively using projects with students. In...

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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,...

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Lessons Learned from an Ideal Co-...

In the film, A Bronx Tale, the character Sonny tells his young protégé that good women, are like great fighters, they only come along every 10 years. In my experience, great co-teaching is a similarly rare phenomenon.

I had one, outstanding co-teaching situation, and it was one of the best times I have ever spent in the classroom. Within an academic year, my co-teacher and I learned to work positively and synergistically for the second-grade students in her classroom, so much...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Famous Games from Ancient Greece are...

INTERESTING FACTS  ABOUT THE FAMOUS GAMES of ANCIENT GREECE!

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