As homeschoolers, it’s helpful to look at successful educational models to see what we can emulate. Finnish schools have earned a reputation for excellence that still allows time for play, creativity, and time outdoors. Learn how to homeschool like the Finnish!
Have your kids read any of those “chose your own adventure” books? The story is different for every reader because, at various points in the tale, the reader chooses what happens next.
Homeschooling is like that. Because we choose our homeschool style or model, we open up a world of possibilities for our kids. We get to choose our own adventure! Part of what makes the experience so exciting is looking at what others do well and incorporating what works for us.
We get to glean from what they’ve already figured out. Then, we can look for ways to emulate their successes into our homeschools. That’s why I started learning about the Finnish school system. I wondered how we could homeschool like the Finnish.
I love the idea of looking at lots of other education models and seeing how they match up with our family. We never should copy and paste another method into our homeschool. We’re all unique, so we should always make our homeschool fit us! But there’s so much to learn out there, and the Finnish are doing school so well.
Let’s take a look at how we can homeschool like the Finnish and use what they’re doing well to improve our homeschools. [Read more…]