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The Finland Phenomenon 1 4 2011 Full documentary

5 Finnish Education Myths DEBUNKED

Finland Education Success

The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergartners of Finland

Forget the Common Core, Finland’s youngsters are in charge of determining what happens in the classroom.<p>“The changes to kindergarten make me sick,” a veteran teacher in Arkansas recently admitted to me. “Think about what you did in first grade—that’s what my 5-year-old babies are expected to …


No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe’s top education system

In Finland children don’t start school until they are seven, but what happens before that is even more important<p>It’s a warm September afternoon in the Kallio district of Helsinki. Out in the Franzenia daycare centre playground, groups of four- and five-year-olds roam contentedly. “Would you like an …


How the Finnish school system outshines U.S. education

Finnish school children spend fewer hours in the classroom and more time at recess than their U.S. counterparts. (Photo: Sergey Ivanov/Creative …

What to take back home from the Finnish education system? Interesting presentation of Lumo Education in @EduFuture2020 benchmarking course.

Finnish Education Chief: 'We Created a School System Based on Equality'

An interview with the country's minister of education, Krista Kiuru<p>Finnish education often seems paradoxical to outside observers because it appears to break a lot of the rules we take for granted. Finnish children don’t begin school until age 7. They have more recess, shorter school hours than …

Should The World Adopt Finland's Education System?

Finland's Revolutionary Education System

The 10 Traits of Mentally Tough People |

<i>"How do I become mentally strong?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, entrepreneur and writer on, on Quora:</b><p>I don't think mental toughness is something you are …


Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This |

Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. Doing Sudoku and crossword puzzles isn't going to hurt. …

The Brain