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TEIS Final 2020-2021 Webinar!: Finnish Teachers and Collaborative Teaching

  • 1.  TEIS Final 2020-2021 Webinar!: Finnish Teachers and Collaborative Teaching

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    Join us for the 2020-2021 TE-IS final webinar to celebrate the hard work of our colleagues near and far!

    • Title: Finnish Teachers and Collaborative Teaching
    • Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
    • Time: 1:00-2:00pm ET

    In this final Teacher Educator Intersection Section (TE-IS) webinar for the 2020-2021 academic year, we celebrate the insights of a teacher and teacher educator from Finland. Sanna Leinonen will be sharing with us practical ideas about teaching and assessment in cooperative and collaborative teaching. Sanna is a high school teacher, a high school assistant principal, an online teacher, curriculum developer, instructional coach, teacher leader, and educational consultant   Faridah Pawan, 2020-2021 TE-IS Chair will moderate.

    FYI, our discussions will be based on Sanna's current work on teacher collaboration described in this website: Click here  ( discussions will be contextualized, from a teacher perspective, within the "Finnish education miracle," as described in Sahlberg's (2010) article discussing it when Finland first emerged as the country with top-scoring students in PISA assessments in relation to students from other countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). A 2019 succinct follow-up of the discussion with Sahlberg and his colleague can be found at this URL: Click here. (

    Sahlberg, P. (2010). The secret to Finland's success: Educating teachers. Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education. Research Brief

    Faridah Pawan, TEIS Chair
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN