How Finnish-inspired teaching methods improved learning in a US classroom

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Date: 15 Oct Janet English | Story Source: OECD (Education Today) ~ Go to Original Article

When people said Finnish teaching methods couldn’t work in American classes, I wanted to see if I could prove them wrong.

So I moved to Finland on a Fulbright grant to learn how teachers there teach problem-solving skills. Then, I returned to the US to adapt these methods to my high school biology classes in southern California. The learning results were so positive and unexpected that I…


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