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School Reform: Has the Baby Been Thrown Out With the Bath Water?

Summary: In the tight focus on testing for basic skills and the evaluation of teachers, do we look past issues such as critical thinking and civic education? Every now and then in my personal life I stop and realize I … Continue reading

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School Reform: The Finnish Reinvention of Teaching — A Tale of Revolution in Culture

Summary: A central feature in the successful reform of Finnish schools has been the placement of teachers at center stage, as professionals on a social par with doctors and lawyers, and with autonomous responsibility for the academic growth of their … Continue reading

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