Jodie Lee

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Finnish educator, author, and scholar

09 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018 3rd Annual Early Childhood Conference <i>Sydney, AUSTRALIA</i><p>13 Aug 2018 - 14 Aug 2018 VASSP Conference 2018 <i>Melbourne, AUSTRALIA</i><p>15 …

Darling-Hammond: U.S. vs highest-achieving nations in education

<i>This post was written by Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun P rofessor of Education at Stanford University, where she was founding director of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future. She now directs the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education. A former</i> …

The Answer Sheet - Hysteria over PISA misses the point

Posted at 4:27 PM ET, 12/ 7/2010<p>Hysteria over PISA misses the point<p>By Valerie Strauss<p>Finland is so over. Now it’s all about Shanghai.<p>The 2009 results released today from the Program for International Student Assessment, known as PISA, caused consternation in the United States today when American …

The Answer Sheet - Will firing 5-10 percent of teachers make us Finland?

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/18/2010<p>Will firing 5-10 percent of teachers make us Finland?<p>By Valerie Strauss<p><i>The following was written by Matthew Di Carlo, senior fellow at the non-profit Albert Shanker Institute, located in Washington, D.C. This post originally appeared on the institute’s blog.</i><p>By …

Rethinking Elections and Assessments Can Lead to a Democratic Awakening

Focus on the "structures" of democracy brings to mind the role of elections and assessment in a democratic way of life. How do we think about …

Ravitch: Why Finland’s schools are great (by doing what we don’t)

This <i>was written by education historian Diane Ravitch for her Bridging Differences blog, which she co-authors with Deborah Meier on the Education Week website. Ravitch and Meier exchange letters about what matters most in education. Ravitch, a research professor at New York University, is the author</i> …

What the U.S. can’t learn from Finland about ed reform

Finland’s <i>high-achieving public school system is now part of the conversation about U.S. education reform these days. What, it is often asked, can we learn from Finland? (Plenty, actually, though U.S. reformers consistently</i> <i>ignore the lessons</i> <i>.)</i> <i>The query</i> <i>has been asked and answered so often that it</i> …

Social Sector

June 2018 – Jaak Peeters, head of global public health at Johnson & Johnson, discusses the role pharma can play in addressing big challenges,...<p>May …

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How the world’s best-performing school systems come out on top

Why is it that some school systems consistently perform well and improve faster than others? McKinsey studied 25 across the globe to find</b> …

Education

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

‘Big data’ was supposed to fix education. It didn’t. It’s time for ‘small data.’

For over a decade, “big data” and “analytics” have increasingly become a part of the education world. (Big data is a term used to describe data sets so large that they can only be analyzed by computers, and analytics is used to describe how the data is collected, analyzed and used.) Big data lovers …

Teacher's awesome 'homework' assignment makes her an Internet hero

LONDON – Revising for texts and exams can be a stressful business.<p>This week in Britain, 10- and 11-year-old students will be sitting their Year 6 …