December 2012

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The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World's Most Surprising School System

Can the U.S. and other countries learn from Finland? Finnish students rank top of the charts in international studies of standardized testing (PISA), yet Finland does not give their kids standardized tests (well not nearly to the extent . . . ) Read more
In fact, educators and administrators cannot justify giving the arts an important position in the curriculum unless they understand that the arts are the most powerful means of strengthening the perceptual component without which productive thinking is impossible in any field of endeavor.
Rudolf Arnheim, Visual Thinking
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