Who has the best education system in the world? Did you think Finland? As an educator who teaches teachers, I hear this at least once a week…”Why can’t we have schools like Finland?” or “Finland has the best education in the world, we should be more like them!”
If you’re anything like many of the adults I’ve spoken to with kids at home, you are probably going a little crazy with this online school transition. Whether you are a stay-at-home parent or someone who usually leaves the house to go to work, most of you
COVID-19 has turned our world as we know it upside down. How will you survive the quarantine restrictions for an indefinite amount of time? Whether you are a teacher, parent/guardian, or student, these school closures have no doubt impacted you drastically.
I recently came across an EdSurge article about how several states across the U.S. are revamping their state standardized tests (DeSchryver, 2019). Part of me thought, good, growth and change is always positive. The other part of me just became irritated