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Finland's Educational Success

2011-04-06 14:34:41.955434+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Finland's Educational Success? The Anti-Tiger Mother Approach. Shorter school day, more hands-on experiential learning, results that rival the heavy grind drill and practice of the Asian countries:

There's less homework too. "An hour a day is good enough to be a successful student," says Katja Tuori, who is in charge of student counseling at Kallahti Comprehensive, which educates kids up to age 16. "These kids have a life."

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-04-06 18:46:58.06057+00 by: meuon [edit history]

When the goal is educating children, rather than babysitting them or feeding a legal system with bullshit offenses, you might actual get smart motivated children, and therefor smart motivated adults.