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Alan Lishness – Indigenous Innovation: How Small Places can Change the World

I’ve read about this information about the Finnish schools before, but it is nice to have it all collected into one talk. My thanks to Adam Burk for sharing it. How does Finland do so much better than the US in education? They do everything differently. Almost no standardized testing, well prepared teachers, huge respect for […]

The World Becomes What You Teach

This is an amazing presentation by Zoe Weil. What’s interesting about it for me is that what she suggests is nearly exactly what I recommended in my last blog post, but she specifies the part of the real world we need to bring into schools much better than I do. Rather than some vague "here […]