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Three Is A Magic Number (In Any Language)

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by Brandon Wiley kolme...tre...trois...drei...three... Whatever language you speak, the "magic number" when is comes to languages in Finland seemed to be three.  That is, every student I spoke to s...
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Trip Itinerary Archived

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One of the goals of this trip was to make our learning as transparent and globally engaging as possible. Below are some resources in case you missed them being shared over the past week. Special th...
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iTrust Mobile Phones?– Leaning into My Discomfort

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By Kavan Yee "The need for laptops is decreasing and the use of smart phones is increasing."– Janne Nissinen, 5th Grade Teacher@Innokas Koulumestari As a middle school teacher and leader, the thoug...
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Have you heard the one about the Finnish extrovert? Part II

Have you heard the one about the Finnish extrovert?  Part II | #finnedchat | Scoop.it
By Mike Johanek We should never confound schooling as the sum total of education, Finnish or American. An early mentor, US historian Lawrence Cremin, argued that to understand education anywhere, y...
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Edutopia's Global #PennFinn13 gHangout on Finnish Education (Video Archive)

Edutopia's Global #PennFinn13 gHangout on Finnish Education (Video Archive) | #finnedchat | Scoop.it
Special thanks to Edutopia for providing the online forum for this global conversation. On Wednesday, March 28, 2013 a Google Hangout took place at the University of Helsinki's Teacher Education Ce...
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Aki Puustinen's curator insight, March 29, 2013 1:46 AM

We were honoured to join. Thanks Joe and other colleagues !

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Penn-Finn Learnings 2013: How We Value Our Teachers

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The Finnish System

Much has been made in the media and press about the Finnish education system.
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Filling in the Blanks in Finland

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By: Paul A. Solarz Not speaking Finnish can make learning somewhat difficult when observing lessons at the Helsinki Normal Lyceum, a grades 7-9 school led by Markku Pyysiainen and Olli Maatta.  Dur...
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Penn-Finn Learnings 2013: A Journey of Inquiry

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Have you ever wanted to see what really goes on in classrooms of the world's number one educational system?
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Six Swedish Lessons - One Flight

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As our flight left Newark for Stockholm, Sweden, I introduced myself to the woman sitting next to me on the nine-hour flight. She saw I was reading Finnish Lessons, and asked me if I was an educato...
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Finland's School System - Infographic

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Via Ulla M. Saikku, Aki Puustinen
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AnnC's curator insight, April 11, 2013 10:56 PM

What keeps us from learning from those who have better results?

Jordi Castells's curator insight, April 28, 2013 2:43 PM

Christal clear ! They're ahead !

Julia_Ryu's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:10 AM

Finland has a good school system! I want to share this information with you if you interesting about education or Finland look more seriously.

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Education Technology - theory and practice: Mobiluck Social Media & iPad Presentation in BETT2013

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The Global Search for Education: What Will Finland Do Next?

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Systematic pursuit of children's wellbeing and happiness in secure environments takes precedence over measured academic achievements in Finnish schools, according to Pasi Sahlberg, author of the award-winning book, Finnish Lessons: What Can the...
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Penn-Finn Learnings 2013: A Wealth of Resources for Connected Educators

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Last week, the annual Silfen Forum was held at the University of Pennsylvania. The theme, Open Learning and the Future of Higher Education, brought together educators from around the country, includi
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Inspired by Finland - 5 Goals I'm Setting Now

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By Joe Mazza Last week on my the flight out to Finland, I was lucky enough to sit next to a higher up in the Swedish educational system. The takeaways from that conversation were transitioned ...
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The Tyee – How Finland Schools BC in Education

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Lessons for teachers in its approach, where students are taught to be citizens, not consumers.
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What about leadership?

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By Susan Feibelman When fellow UPenn doctoral student @Joe_Mazza hatched the idea that we should stretch our qualitative researcher wings and take to the road, Finland’s famed schools (thank PISA a...
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The Voice of the Finnish Parent

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"I deeply trust the schools here in Finland." 2nd Grade Parent, Koulumestari Elementary One of the areas I've noticed written about the least in Finland's education system is how schools engage fam...
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Honestly, I've seen these "Finnish Lessons" before...

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By Kavan Yee Honestly, I've seen these "Finnish Lessons" before... everyday in Chicago, New York, LA, DC, etc. I've observed some of the best teachers, students, administrators, and school communit...
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In Students We Trust

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By Kavan Yee Trust is deeply rooted in the Finnish culture. From trusting their citizens to enter a trolley car and pay an automated machine; to the trustworthiness of cab drivers waiting patiently...
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Supporting Pre-Service Teachers - A New Model

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By Joe Mazza Earlier today, I had the privilege of visiting the Normal Lyceum of Helsinki, a 7-9 school in downtown Helsinki Finland. This school is unique, as it is owned by the University of Hels...
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Seeking a Key Perspective: Student Voice in Finland

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For the past several years, I’ve had the unique opportunity as the Director of Asia Society’s International Studies Schools Network, to interact with schools throughout the United States and other ...
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Why is Finland the education superpower? | ArabNews

Why is Finland the education superpower? | ArabNews | #finnedchat | Scoop.it
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Neelam Damani's curator insight, March 15, 2013 12:26 PM

“There is no magic, only trust.”

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Education Lessons From Top-Ranked Finland And South Korea

Education Lessons From Top-Ranked Finland And South Korea | #finnedchat | Scoop.it
Finland and South Korea top the charts in a new global education ranking. But with very different philosophies. We're looking at what the US – ranked number 17 – can learn.
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Pisa envy

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PARENTS pore over them. Teachers protest about them. Politicians preen when they are positive—and blame their predecessors if they are not. International league...
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