What Americans keep ignoring about Finland’s school success Education systems have always been on the edge and the opportunity to fail students in so many different ways. It’s her where the question lies. What is it Americans school intuitions and many other school intuitions keep ignoring? I don’t want it sound like I’m putting Anu Pertranen and the finish education system up on a pedestal I would like sustain rather neutral to Anu Petranens article, even though I agree with a lot of things there is presented in the article but is it realistic? Is it realistic to change one of the biggest and most powerful countries in the world whole education system?
I partially agree with Anu Petranen perception of the American school. I do agree that getting rid of the standardized test might help the American students to relax more and make them focus more on lecture. But discarding the standardized while you cut excessive down on student homework wouldn’t be a good combination. You might get away with start small and give students more and more homework for each class level they is in but isn’t that the case already? All of the school systems are almost designed the same way if you look on it from this certain perspective. No matter where in the world you are located in it will always be the elementary school teacher job to prepare the student for middle school and from there it goes because the middle school teachers is trying to make sure that the student is ready for high school. Because of that it would simple doesn’t work if the student had gone through about 11-12 years of school education without a decent and fairly amount of homework, so when the times comes where they have to go to college they aren’t properly prepared. The same would be if a Danish gymnasium didn’t presented the needed amount of homework for their students, then three years afterwards think that the students will make it through or be proper prepared the university. It simply...
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