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This publication combines a number of views at the steps the Finnish academic approach has taken to supply scholars with the abilities and competences wanted for dwelling in latest society and sooner or later. The environment is used as a metaphor for the academic method. The Finnish procedure goals to accomplish sustainable schooling by means of making sure that the method is concurrently interconnected and open to changes. The e-book describes how a versatile curriculum method is succeeding with no the pressures of high-stake checking out. It additionally illustrates how the continuing curriculum reform of the fundamental schooling is operating. The publication brings jointly wisdom received in colleges throughout the cooperation of researchers, lecturers, institution principals, the general public zone, and personal businesses. The e-book offers case reviews of know-how integration aimed toward crossing limitations in formal and casual studying settings, in the community and globally. The participants tackle 21st-century wishes and standards via learner-driven wisdom construction, collaboration, networking, and electronic literacies. It opens new situations of ways to use electronic storytelling and video games connecting enjoyable, motivation, and studying. The robust message is that, via collaboration and networking, we will be able to create an instructional atmosphere that helps diversified newcomers.

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2011). Opetusteknologia koulun arjessa (Educational technology in schools everyday life II). University of Jyväskylä: Finnish Institute for Educational Research [in Finnish]. , & Moller, G. (2009). Awakening the sleeping giant: Helping teachers develop as leaders. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Kotilainen, S. ). (2011). Lasten ja nuorten mediabarometri. 0-8-vuotiaiden lasten mediankäyttö Suomessa. Mediakasvatusseuran julkaisuja 1/2011, 68-70. , & Rajala, A. (2010). Oppimisen sillat – Kohti osallistavia oppimisympäristöjä (pp.

ICT competence; 28 A NEW FINNISH NATIONAL CORE CURRICULUM 6. Working life skills and entrepreneurship; 7. Participation, influence, and responsibility for a sustainable future. These competences consist of knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and the ability to apply them in different contexts. The aim is that learners have also the will to use their competences for ethical purposes. The objectives for these competencies are described as a part of core curriculum general goals for teaching and learning, and more detailed objectives for each grade group (grades 1-2, 3-6, and 7-9).

Learning happens as a result of dialogical interactions between people, substances, and artifacts (Cole & Cigagas, 2010; Hakkarainen, Paavola, Kangas, & Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, 2013; Pea, 2004; Säljö, 2012). Learners are the focus under GSP; the primary objective is to strengthen student engagement in active learning. Technology is a tool that can motivate learners and provide scenarios in which they can make their own unique contributions. This student-centered approach also means that learners can connect 37 NIEMI AND MULTISILTA various learning settings, both formal and informal, and use them all as learning resources.

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