Finding solutions and searching for the element – Interview with Maarit Korhonen

Maarit has a 30 year history in teaching in grades 1-6 in Turku, Espoo and Helsinki. A while back she got fed up with how everything was organised, so she started to change things. In her class the students don’t sit in front of school desks, but on couches, rocking chairs and where ever they … Continue reading Finding solutions and searching for the element – Interview with Maarit Korhonen

Learning everything while sailing around the world – an interview with Tuomo and Riikka Meretniemi

I met Tuomo Meretniemi in 2015 as we both held a TEDx talk at the TEDxTurku event.  A link to his talk is here. He planned to sail around the world with his family for about 6 years. This in itself would have aroused my interest as that is also a dream of mine and … Continue reading Learning everything while sailing around the world – an interview with Tuomo and Riikka Meretniemi

Sotiris Makrygiannis and Eliademy – a Finnish solution to e-learning

I had the opportunity to interview the CEO of Eliademy, Sotiris Makrygiannis, a while back. For those of you, who are not familiar with it yet, Eliademy is a Finnish e-learning platform, which has made it easier for teachers to create online classrooms and to teach online since 2014 and is now pretty much everywhere. … Continue reading Sotiris Makrygiannis and Eliademy – a Finnish solution to e-learning