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Call to use Finnish model - Deccan Chronicle

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Deccan ChronicleCall to use Finnish modelDeccan ChroniclePart-time remedial or special education is common in Finland.
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No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe’s top education system

No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe’s top education system | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
In Finland children don’t start school until they are seven, but what happens before that is even more important
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Estonia Is Becoming the New Finland

Estonia Is Becoming the New Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
With a focus on equity, the northern European country has quietly joined the ranks of the global education elite.
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Study: Two-thirds of ninth graders unable to calculate percentages

Study: Two-thirds of ninth graders unable to calculate percentages | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
A new study has found that two out of three ninth graders in Finland are unable to figure out percentages. Only half of the students were able to perform mental arithmetic at "acceptable levels."
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What We Can't Learn from Finland's Schools: Apples, Oranges, and Denial

What We Can't Learn from Finland's Schools: Apples, Oranges, and Denial | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
It happened again. This morning yet another Facebook friend clicked share on
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Most literate nation in the world? Not the U.S., new ranking says.

Most literate nation in the world? Not the U.S., new ranking says. | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
It isn't even in the top five.
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Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, March 11, 12:14 PM

It isn't even in the top five.

Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 13, 9:44 AM

It isn't even in the top five.

Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales's curator insight, March 16, 7:21 AM

It isn't even in the top five.

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When it comes to education, Finland is not as perfect as we think it is

When it comes to education, Finland is not as perfect as we think it is | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
The latest rankings reveal a large gender gap in reading ability.
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Why Kindergarten in Finland Is All About Playtime (and Why That Could Be More Stimulating Than the Common Core) - The Atlantic

Why Kindergarten in Finland Is All About Playtime (and Why That Could Be More Stimulating Than the Common Core) - The Atlantic | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Forget the Common Core, Finland’s youngsters are in charge of determining what happens in the classroom.
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Finnish Kids Don't Learn To Read In Kindergarten. They Turn Out Great Anyway.

Finnish Kids Don't Learn To Read In Kindergarten. They Turn Out Great Anyway. | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
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American high school students inspired by less stressed Finnish teens - Taught by Finland

American high school students inspired by less stressed Finnish teens - Taught by Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
when American kids meet Finnish kids and discuss education systems
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Highly trained, respected and free: why Finland's teachers are different - The Guardian

Highly trained, respected and free: why Finland's teachers are different - The Guardian | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Extensive training is the basis for giving teachers the autonomy to work the way they want.
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Edu-Pilgrimage: What can we learn from Finland? | World of Learning

Edu-Pilgrimage: What can we learn from Finland? | World of Learning | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
As Matt Williams heads to Finland with district leaders, he considers what the U.S. can learn from the Finnish education system.
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Basic education gets a warm reception in icy Finland

Basic education gets a warm reception in icy Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
The country places a high value on the power of education to achieve a stable, peaceful and prosperous society.
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When Finnish students visit an American high school, it’s mutual admiration

When Finnish students visit an American high school, it’s mutual admiration | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
‘Why can’t we have that?’ Students from Finland and U.S. find praise for each other.
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A “Finnish Lesson”: Student-Paced Learning in a History Classroom

A “Finnish Lesson”: Student-Paced Learning in a History Classroom | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Ever since I observed Pekku Peura's class six weeks ago, I have been wondering how such methods could work in a social studies classroom. Math, it seems to me, is tailor-made for a mastery-based, individual approach. Teachers can sequence a series of concepts for students to master. Demanding proficiency at each step might slow movement through a given course…
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I think some teachers have been doing this for some time. It is about creating structure, communicating with students, giving them freedom within structure, and continuosly working with those students on the boundaries. Pedagogy and teaching remain central to this process.
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‘I have seen the school of tomorrow. It is here today, in Finland.’

‘I have seen the school of tomorrow. It is here today, in Finland.’ | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
'Some skeptics dismiss Finland’s schools as being the product of its demographics, but they ignore the fact that its population size and poverty rate are similar to over two-thirds of American states, and in the United States, education is largely run at the state level.'
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Can the Finnish Education Miracle be Replicated? | SXSWedu

For over a decade the Finnish education system has been a destination for thousands of practitioners, researchers and politicians. They have visited Finnis
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Why Finland has the best schools

Why Finland has the best schools | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, “Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States.” Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school i
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How Finland broke every rule — and created a top school system - The Hechinger Report

How Finland broke every rule — and created a top school system - The Hechinger Report | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Spend five minutes in Jussi Hietava’s fourth-grade math class in remote, rural Finland, and you may learn all you need to know about education reform – if you want results, try doing the opposite of what American “education reformers” think we should do in classrooms. Instead of control, competition, stress, standardized testing, screen-based schools and …
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Why One Journalist Decided to Rank Finland’s Schools

Why One Journalist Decided to Rank Finland’s Schools | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
It’s unthinkable to the country's educators and education officials, but one reporter decided to do it anyway.
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Do teachers in Finland have more autonomy?

Do teachers in Finland have more autonomy? | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
October 5 is World Teachers' Day. How about paying some attention to how teachers experience their work? Do teachers in Finland have more autonomy when compared to those in the US?
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Finnish Schools Are on the Move - and America's Need to Catch Up - Taught by Finland

Finnish Schools Are on the Move - and America's Need to Catch Up - Taught by Finland | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
A new initiative in Finland reveals that physical activity should be an everyday classroom routine.
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What makes Finland's education system so special?

To find out what makes Finland's education system so special we asked students, teachers and teachers to be. On our blog you find more information on the ...
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I Hope they Don't Screw Up the Finnish Education System - Finland Today

I Hope they Don't Screw Up the Finnish Education System - Finland Today | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
Alec Kyle Sibbald explains why the education system failed in his home country and why Finland is taking a leap in the wrong direction.
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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play | Finnish education in spotlight | Scoop.it
An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.
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