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11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More”.

11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More”. | Educational Development | Scoop.it
When I left my 7th grade math classroom for my Fulbright research assignment in Finland I thought I would come back from this experience with more inspiring, engaging, innovative lessons.  I expected to have great new ideas on how to teach my mathematics curriculum and I would revamp my lessons so that I could include…
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The Effortless Effort of Creativity: Jane Hirshfield on Storytelling, the Art of Concentration, and Difficulty as a Consecrating Force of Creative Attention

The Effortless Effort of Creativity: Jane Hirshfield on Storytelling, the Art of Concentration, and Difficulty as a Consecrating Force of Creative Attention | Educational Development | Scoop.it
"In the wholeheartedness of concentration, world and self begin to cohere. With that state comes an enlarging: of what may be known, what may be felt, what may
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Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world

Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world | Educational Development | Scoop.it
It easy to lampoon education reforms in Finland that aim to scrap the teaching of traditional subjects in favour of broader topics. The new initiative could
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | Educational Development | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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Which ideas are damaging education?

Which ideas are damaging education? | Educational Development | Scoop.it
  “Education must resolve the teacher-student contradiction, exchanging the role of depositor, prescriber, domesticator, for the role of student among students.” Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppre...
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5 Tips for Classroom Management With Mobile Devices - Edudemic

5 Tips for Classroom Management With Mobile Devices - Edudemic | Educational Development | Scoop.it
Need to navigate the highway of classroom management along with technology into your classroom? Jennifer Carey helps get you there!

 

When adopting technology in the classroom, one of the key concerns for teachers and administrators is classroom management.


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Lisa Jones's curator insight, March 8, 2014 5:25 AM

Great article on classroom management of  mobile devices.

Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, March 22, 2014 4:07 AM

The key to good classroom management has and always will be the "two eyes, two feet" technique. You have to be mobile and walk around the room. Off-task Behaviour occurs when teachers disengage. 

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Three Social Trends That Will Influence Education in 2014

Three Social Trends That Will Influence Education in 2014 | Educational Development | Scoop.it
There are patterns within the trend predictions for 2014 that are worthy of paying attention to. There is strong, if not overwhelming evidence that behaviour patterns of students, educators, employ...
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The Role of Storytelling in Early Literacy Development

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EduFuture is an educational consultancy firm specializing in tailor made study visits to Finland and consultancy abroad. Do you want to know the secrets behind the Finnish education system? These courses give you a unique chance to discover, discuss, share knowledge, exchange ideas and experience the Finnish school system first-hand. You will learn how the Finnish education system operates at all levels and how it assures equality in excellent education outcomes (also possible to organize as an Erasmus+ course).
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Finland's Schools Are Overhauling The Way They Do Things. Here's How

Finland's Schools Are Overhauling The Way They Do Things. Here's How | Educational Development | Scoop.it
Finland’s education system, often held up as an exemplary model for the rest of the world, is on the verge of making some major changes.

For years, Finland has led the pack in international test scores, becoming a source of fascination for e...
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Global experiments: Why there's chemistry between social enterprise and education | Pioneers Post

Global experiments: Why there's chemistry between social enterprise and education | Pioneers Post | Educational Development | Scoop.it
There's a powerful chemistry between social enterprise and education, says education consultant Anita Devi, with snapshots of innovators from across the globe to prove her point.
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"You are a sheep!" - Keynote by Jef Staes

I hope you enjoy "You are a sheep!", a keynote by Jef Staes based on his latest book "I was a sheep". Free a sheep today by sharing this story! Jef Staes is ...

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If The World Were A Village of 100 People

If The World Were A Village of 100 People | Educational Development | Scoop.it
Sometimes we can be caught up with what is directly around us, seeing only what is in our own microcosm. Sometimes, however, when we are clear of mind and
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The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
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