Timothy D. Walker is a northeamerican teacher that moved from Boston to Helsinki in 2013. There he got a job as a teacher in a Finnish public school, launched a blog called Taught by Finland and published a book called Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms.
The past year he's venturing beyond the blogosphere and sharing what he learn about the Finnish school system on YouTube! So far he has published three videos.
- Inside a Science Classroom in the Finnish School System.
- Kids, Knives, and Handsaws: Inside a Woodworking Classroom in Finland.
Why do teachers in Finland seem so comfortable with giving their students lots of autonomy at school? In this episode, we step into Miika Tammekann's woodworking classroom to learn some lessons about trust.