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Footprints across Europe

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Footprints across Europe

  1. 1. Footprints across Europe Erasmus KA2 Akaa, Finland 4.-5.4.2017 Matleena Laakso Blog: Twitter: @matleenalaakso Picture: jobhaug CC0,
  2. 2. Tuesday at 9-14 • Getting to know each other • Education System in Finland – Todaysmeet and Padlet • ICT in education – Best tools for learning – Kahoot and Quizizz • Expectations for tomorrow
  3. 3. Wednesday at 9-13 • Two examples of pupils weekly timetable • ICT in education – NMC reports: global and Nordic countries – Quizlet live and some other apps for learning – Sharing with open licence • Getting to know QR codes, virtual and augmented reality • What did you learn? What was important for you? (Notegraphy)
  4. 4. In addition to these slides you will find information and several links from Padlet:
  5. 5. Ateneum – Finnish National Gallery Picture: Htm CC BY-SA,
  6. 6. Easy-to-use chat: This chat is available for one month:
  7. 7. • ”Digital flipchart”, good tool for both individuals and groups • Sign in and create a Padlet  Share link to others, they do not need to sign in. • You can add text, pictures, links,.. • Pc and mobile app (iOS, Android) Add notes and usefullinks and write yourcomments!
  8. 8. Education System in Finland Picture: Finnish National Agency for Educations:
  9. 9. Some key factors of Finnish education This slide is copy from Sanna Ruhalahti’s presentation: https:// • All have equal access to high-quality education • Its free and publicly funded • Rights to educational support • Lifelong learning - no dead ends • Educational autonomy and local authorities • Quality assurance based on steering, no controlling • Highly educated teaching personnel • Good and well supported education & training
  10. 10. What is so special about Finnish education? Finnish National Board of Education 2016: http:// • Teaching is a very popular profession • No inspections • No national exams • No teacher evaluation • Teachers feel valued by society • Short school days • The amount of homework is low • Number of lessons in art, music and physical education have been increased
  11. 11. School timetable (3rd class, 9 y) This is a weekly timetable for the whole year. This pupil is learning German and will have English next year. Most pupils have just one foreign language at this age. Swedish starts at 6th class. Finnish Math PE Finnish Math Finnish Environment and natural sciences History Finnish Math Math Environment and natural sciences Art Art Religion/ethics PE PE German Music German German Textile and technical work Textile and technical work Finnish Kuva: Iina 7 v, CC BY-SA
  12. 12. School timetable (9th class, 15 y) This is a weekly timetable for the whole year. Lessons take 45 minutes. During 8-9th classes pupils have three optional subjects. At 9th class history is replaced with social sciences and for example music and art are now optional. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday German Social studies German Math Finnish Swedish Social studies Social studies Mother tongue and literature Mother tongue and literature Pupil counselling Biology/ Geography Biology/ Geography Germany Religion Computer science Swedish English Biology/ Geography Math Computer science Physics/ Chemistry English PE Home economics Math Physics/ Chemistry PE Home economics Math
  13. 13. The Matriculation Examination First arranged in Finland in 1852 •2000s: 35 000 (about half of the age group) •Arranged biannually (spring/autumn), in all Finnish upper secondary schools at the same time. The examination consists of at least four compulsory tests •Candidate’s mother tongue (Finnish, Swedish, Sami) •Three other compulsory tests from the following group: – second national language – a foreign language – mathematics – one test in the general studies battery of tests(sciences and humanities) •Additional (optional) test(s) may be included in the examination
  14. 14. The Matriculation Examination The purpose is to discover: •whether the students have assimilated the skills required in the curriculum for the upper secondary school and •whether they have reached the adequate level of maturity. Passing the Matriculation Examination entitles the candidate to continue his or her studies at university. •Admission to Finnish universities is also possible without passing the Matriculation Examination. These candidates are eligible to apply in a separate quota.
  15. 15. Digitalization of tests has changed the pedagogy Digitalization project (2016-2019) •From paper format to electronic exam •Digitalization of the whole process Picture: Matleena Laakso, CC BY
  16. 16. Continuing teacher education is encouraged See for example: http:// • At most levels of education teachers are required to participate in in- service training every year. Teachers participate actively. • It is offered by different providers who can apply for funding. – Public funding can be applied from the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Finnish National Board of Education, EU funded projects, education provider etc. • Wide variety of free trainings for teachers • Also compulsory trainings • Training and other development work often done in projects • Online-learning and webinars have increased • Shorter trainings as for example 10 years ago
  17. 17. My year 2016 • Webinars 45 (previous years 24 – 8 – 5 – 5)  • Face-to-face training 43 • The most famous blogpost related to Pokémon GO • 10th Pepi-training (3 days + webinars) • Article: Why share with open licence? • Guide: How to activate university lectures? • How and where I learn? – Facebook groups – Other social media tools – Blogs and books – Conferences: ITK and BETT Show,.. My year 2014: The cities where I worked & AC
  18. 18. Micro-revolutions in the open networks of teachers in Finland Rongas, Konkarikoski & Honkonen-Ratinen (2014): https:// • Small linguistic region and uniform way of working • Several teacher-networks, founded on voluntary activity
  19. 19. More information • Finnish education in a nuttshell – • Finnish national agency for education – • Facebook group: Finnish primary education and schools (Ask us anything) –
  20. 20. Top tools for teaching and learning •Write the name of each tools as an individual message •If your answer is already written by someone else, just click it and submit •Refresh to view all answers
  21. 21. Top tools for teaching and learning
  22. 22. Create a new AnswerGarden just by writing your theme or question and then clicking Create. All other options are voluntary. No signing in. Create
  23. 23. 1. YouTube 2. Google Search 3. Twitter 4. PowerPoint 5. Google Docs/Drive 6. Facebook 7. Skype 8. LinkedIn 9. WordPress 10. Dropbox Top Tools for Learning 2016 Jane Hart: TOOL: “any software or online tool or service that can be used for your own personal learning or for teaching or training” 11. Wikipedia 12. Yammer 13. WhatApp 14. Prezi 15. Kahoot 16. Word 17. Evernote 18. Slideshare 19. OneNote 20. Slack
  24. 24. My best social media tools Kuva: Anne Rongas CC BY 1. Facebook 2. Blogger and other blogs 3. SlideShare 4. PowerPoint 5. Twitter 6. Adobe Connect 7. Google Search 8. Padlet 9. AnswerGarden 10.QR codes Matleena Laakso:
  25. 25. Finns in social media Harto Pönkä:
  26. 26. Social media tools mostly used in Finland by 13-29 years Suomessa asuvien 13-29 -vuotiaiden nuorten sosiaalisen median palveluiden käyttäminen ja läsnäolo (2016) made by ebrand Suomi Ltd & City of Oulu (CC BY-NC-ND): 1. WhatsApp 88 % 2. YouTube 85 % 3. Facebook 81 % 4. Instagram 72 % 5. Spotify 66 % 6. Snapchat 60 % 7. Facebook Messenger 56 % 8. Skype 35 % 9. Twitter 25 % 10. Steam 19 %
  27. 27. One address for one course
  28. 28. New Media Consortium • Horizon-reports (schools, universities, libraries and museums,.. also regional reports) – • Twitter: @nmcorg • Facebook: • YouTube: Cover photo of NMC Outlook: BigStock Photograph
  29. 29. Key Trends Accelerating Technology Adoption NMC/CoSN Horizon Report, 2016 K-12 Edition • Coding as a Literacy • Students as Creators • Collaborative Learning • Deeper Learning Approaches • Rethinking How Schools Work • Redesigning Learning Spaces 5 yr.- 3-5 yr. 1-2 yr.
  30. 30. Significant Challenges Impeding Technology Adoption NMC/CoSN Horizon Report, 2016 K-12 Edition • Authentic Learning Experiences • Rethinking the Roles of Teachers • Advancing Digital Equity • Scaling Teaching Innovations • Achievement Gap • Personalizing Learning Solvable Difficult Wicked
  31. 31. Important Developments in Educational Technology NMC/CoSN Horizon Report, 2016 K-12 Edition • Makerspaces • Online Learning • Robotics • Virtual Reality • Artificial Intelligence • Wearable Technology 1-2 yr. 2-3 yr. 4-5 yr.
  32. 32. 2017 NMC Technology Outlook, Nordic Schools Significant developments in technologies supporting teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in primary and secondary education across Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden technology-outlook-nordic-schools- EN.pdf
  33. 33. Key trends
  34. 34. Significant challenges:
  35. 35. Important Developments:
  36. 36. Esityksessä luvalla
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  38. 38. An easy tool for tests •Only teacher needs to sign in ( •You or your students can easely create your own quizzes (private/public) •There are millions of public quizzes you can use as they are or dublicate and edit them NOTICE •There can be several right answers but you can choose just one of them •Your get more points if you give the right answer quicker than others
  39. 39. What is new in Kahoot? • Blind Kahoot • Ghoast mode • Team Mode • Enable 2 Step Join • Kahoot Jumble
  40. 40. Create your own Kahoot Sign in and create your own Kahoot or dublicate a Kahoot from Public Kahoots.
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  42. 42. Create your own Quiz • Sign in  Create • Play live or homework
  43. 43. All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications.
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  45. 45. Quizlet is good both for practising and testing vocabulary • Seven types of tasks/tests and games • Pc and mobile (iOS, Android) • Quizlet Live (12+ terms)
  46. 46. Creating a new Quizlet Sign in  Create  Set title  Write the words (pairs) and choose language. It can also be mathematics or chemistry.  Choose who can edit and view quizizz.  Create You can also use pictures (Flickr, CC)
  47. 47. Random name pickers • •
  48. 48. Timers
  49. 49. Make your own animations • • Works only on PC, not on mobile device
  50. 50. Social media is about sharing Sharing is an important part of the culture Kuva: Scott Maxwell, CC BY-SA
  51. 51. NMC Technology Outlook – Nordic Schools (CC BY) (CC BY)
  52. 52. #openeducationwk #jaajotain Open Education is about free and open sharing. Free, meaning no cost, and open, which refers to the use of open licenses that allow everyone to reuse and modify educational resources. Open Education Week is celebrated as Jaa jotain -päivä in Finland. •In English: •In Finnish:
  53. 53. • International and non-commercial Creative Commons licenses are the standard for sharing free content online. • The most used license in the world – The Finnish National Board of Education recommends each teacher to use them. • Picture:, CCBY
  54. 54. This slide is a variation from Tarmo Toikkanen CC BY-SA –licensed content: Tekijänoikeudet ja Creative Commons datan avaajille: Creative Commons -terms By combining these terms you get the licenses on the following slide
  55. 55. Unoffical recommentation for learning materials is CC BY-SA
  56. 56. A Shared Culture • Producer: Michelle Meier, Priscilla Cohen • Director: Jesse Dylan • License: CC - Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike • (3:20 min)
  57. 57. I used materials with open licence during the past month I have never used materials with open licence I shared my open materials in web during the last month Primary and secondary 13 % 48 % 22 % Vocational 16 % 43 % 45 % UAS 31 % 19 % 63 % Universities 36 % 19 % 48 % Copyright and education Kopiosto ry:n tekijänoikeus ja opetus -selvitys (2015)
  58. 58. With QR codes you can bring mobile contect to printed material QR Code (=Quick Response) is usually a link to a web page. It can also open a text or audio message or contact information. You can read the QR codes with your mobile devices •QR Code Reader (Google Play) •QRReader (App Store) Kuva: Matleena Laakso, CC BY
  59. 59. Make your own QR codes • • Choose the type of QR code, add the content and create.
  60. 60. Map full of information about Finland The idea is from Petra Larvus • German lesson: "Helsinki ist die Hauptstadt von Finnland.” Kuva: Petra Larvus CC BY-SA
  61. 61. Augmented reality “Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data.” (Wikipedia) Pictures: Matleena Laakso, CC BY
  62. 62. Three Quiver apps (iOS, Android): Quiver, Quiver Education, Quiver Fashion Ruudunkaappauskuvia sovelluksesta ja sen verkkosivulta
  63. 63. Print the cards: AR Flashcards (iOS, Android)
  64. 64. Elements 4D (iOS, Android) Learn chemistry with 36 elements Print and make the cubes:
  65. 65. Stars, planets, satellites, airplanes,.. Sky View Free (iOS, Android) Sky Map Pro (iOS, Android, Windows) Flightradar24 (iOS, Android)
  66. 66. Anatomy 4D Anatomy 4D (iOS, Android)
  67. 67. Virtual reality “Virtual reality (VR) typically refers to computer technologies that use virtual reality headsets to generate the realistic images, sounds and other sensations that replicate a real environment or create an imaginary setting.” (Wikipedia) Picture: Lisa Castaneda & Tom Swanson: Vision Summit 2016, Screencast from Timo Ilomäki´s livereporting
  68. 68. What did you learn? What was important for you today? or iOS, Android •Do not download MOOD Keyboardia! Write the text 1.Choose the layout and color 2.Share your picture
  69. 69. • Learn about CC-licensies: • CC BY-SA (terms for these slides): • Link to this presentation: europe • You can also contact english.html to get more rights. Licenced under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-SA 4.0)