Ken Robinson: What do all high performing [education] systems do, that America does not?

Education in America happens despite the system we’ve built to encourage it. All other countries with successful education systems embrace these 3 philosophies, and prosper.

Finnish Education: Topics, Play, Student Rearing, National Pride

The Finns are teaching topics/phenomena. No more of an hour of history followed by an hour of chemistry.

The idea aims to eliminate one of the biggest gripes of students everywhere: “What is the point of learning this?”