Monthly Archives: August 2010

Finland versus Sweden

Finland rocks, at least when it comes to education, and at least as testified by several international surveys such as TIMSS. It confuses the hell out of me how our neighbouring country can score at the very top while Sweden … Continue reading

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So many theories, so little time: Direct Instruction

Action research, systematically investigating different teaching strategies, is an important part of my work – and one I enjoy very much. Usually, I find inspiration for teaching ideas in the different psychological theories of education – be they about cognitive … Continue reading

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Sources of Inspiration

The idea for this blog came one day when I had happened to visit a few particularly interesting or otherwise impressive websites or blogs (and was somewhat bewildered by the variety of ideas I found there). Here are some of … Continue reading

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