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 effectiveness” is really the best approach to improving student achievement.

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

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One response to “What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools?

  1. What does seem obvious to me is the fact that the family plays a very strong role in “educational outcome” for many students. Thank you for posting the Washington Post article that cites that point (with many other important aspects).

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