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The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Finland

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By now my followers know that I am a big fan of Finnish educator Pasi Sahlberg and his book, the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award winning Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? The Harvard Graduate School of Education recently named Sahlberg a visiting professor of practice beginning January 2014.Today I am pleased to welcome Pasi Sahlberg along with Finnish teacher and counselor, Timo Ilomaki, to The Global Search for Education - Got Tech? series to share their perspectives.


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100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom | Edudemic

100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

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Smiley & West featuring Pasi Sahlberg | Smiley & West Show Transcripts

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Inside Finland’s renowned education system with school improvement activist Pasi Sahlberg.

 

INTERVIEW OF PASI SAHLBERG

West: From PRI, Public Radio International in Princeton I’m Cornel West.

I am blessed and delighted to be joined by the one and only Brother Pasi Sahlberg who is Director General of the Center for International Mobility and Cooperation which is part of Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture. Any time we say Finland these days people think of excellence in education, No. 1 in education.

What is it about Finland that somehow allows their precious young people to flower and flourish, and yet here in America so many of our precious young folk are going under...


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What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools?

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Why the U.S. emphasis on "teacher effectiveness" won't by itself really improve schools.

Finland’s Pasi Sahlberg is one of the world’s leading experts on school reform and the author of the best-selling“Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn About Educational Change in Finland?” In this piece he writes about whether the emphasis that American school reformers put on “teacher effectiveness” is really the best approach to improving student achievement.

 


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Ena Harrop's curator insight, October 31, 2013 5:25 PM

A book Mr Gove would do well to read. 

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MoMA | Back to School: A Taste of Finland

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 The most regulated aspect of many children’s everyday relationship with food is school lunch, and this is exactly the subject of Back to School: A Taste of Finland. In this series, a collaboration between the exhibition curators, MoMA’s Cafe 2, and the Consulate General of Finland, adults are invited to participate in a meal inspired by the koululounas (school lunches) of Finland, a country consistently recognized for excelling in all aspects of public education. According to its National Board of Education, Finland was the first country in the world to serve free, regulated school meals to children on a large scale, starting in 1948. Today, balanced meals of local and inexpensive ingredients provide both energy and educational value.

 

Read also this:  http://bit.ly/OFZrsP


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