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Grandma knows best: experiments in distributed education

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

Last year, in a terrible blow to national pride, Finland dropped from first to third place in a global survey of child literacy .

The study ranked Finnish students below those in Shanghai and South Korea.

Many people blame excessive technology for the educational downturn. Finnish kids of today are internet addicts – plugged in, switched on, zoned out.

But not …

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