There are more restrictions to professional freedom in the United States, and the educators find the school day overly rigid.
Unrealistic standards put educators on an anxiety-ridden trajectory.
On average, American educators spend more hours with students than their international counterparts—and that may not be a good thing.
Pine needles and crackling fires replace whiteboards and desks in Finland’s forest classrooms.
The idea is to improve kids’ economic knowledge—and it appears to be working.
The global education pioneer eases students into the classroom.
Some say apps that make learning fun are key, but what’s lost when all that learning is spent looking at a screen?
Where children tinker with saws and hammers while parents stand on the sidelines
Forget the Common Core, Finland’s youngsters are in charge of determining what happens in the classroom.
From to-go mugs to small talk
A new initiative in Finland reveals that physical activity should be an everyday classroom routine.
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.