Classroom Shock: What I Am Learning as a Teacher in Finland – Taught by Finland

These days, people often ask if I’m experiencing culture shock. It’s a legitimate question. Just a few months ago, my family and I moved from Boston to Helsinki, Finland. To be honest, the culture shock isn’t so dramatic—especially since my wife is a Finn.

But I’m definitely experiencing classroom shock—a shifting of my pedagogical mindset—as I settle into my new job as a 5th grade teacher at a Finnish public school.

via Classroom Shock: What I Am Learning as a Teacher in Finland – Taught by Finland.

 

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