Category: Industrialism

Standardised Education and Lifelong Learning, an Oxymoron

Are you curious about the standardised movement? Perhaps you are a teacher affected by the standardised movement, maybe you have experienced its grip on how we ‘help’ learners learn through a standardised approach? Or maybe you are new to teaching and think this is the norm? In this blog I would like to place standardised…
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Classroom in the 30's-40's

“Make School more boring and difficult for Students”

This is an English translation of the article “Gör skolan tråkigare och jobbigare för eleverna”. It was with a degree of disappointment and sadness that we read the words of both Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren’s and Nima Sanandaji’s paper titled “Make School more boring and difficult for Students” in the Swedish paper; Svenska Dagbladet 20-05-2019. The authors…
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School from the 30's

“Gör skolan tråkigare och jobbigare för eleverna”

Det är med en viss grad av förskräckelse vi läser Gabriel Heller-Sahlgrens och Nima Sanandajis debattinlägg ”Gör skolan tråkigare och jobbigare för eleverna” i Svenska Dagbladet 2019-05-20. I en historisk återblick får vi följa författarnas bild av vad som gått snett i svenska skolan. I den bilden har Sveriges progressiva tankar kring elevdemokrati och självlett lärande,…
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Why grades?

Why grades?

A little while ago I started thinking about the purpose of grades. I’ve been against grades altogether for years, but I hadn’t reflected that deeply about why they were there in the first place. There has been an ongoing debate about starting to give out grades in 4th grade in Sweden, instead of 6th grade…
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