Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Wisdom from Finland
Several years ago a Finnish student-teacher came to Parker for 3 months. Kaisa Kukkonen's smile and enthusiasm inspired everyone she met. She exemplified an education that bred independence, joy, and exuberance for learning. She found Parker to be a lot like her elementary school in Finland.
Here is a New York Times article: From Finland, an Intriguing School-Reform Model. See if you think Kaisa was on to something!