Education Transformation Needed Now, Finland Model:
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For over 30 years I have advocating for the kind of education offered by Finland to its children. The Finnish model corresponds to what we know about child and human development. Together with the Montessori and Emilia Reggio models it offers hope that finally public education in the US and other nations will learn the lessons it teaches.
Today’s post from The Hechinger Report is one indication that major media outlets are beginning to see the importance of moving away from the 19th century factory model that now holds sway.
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“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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