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Activating methods in classroom

A teacher stands in the front of the classroom and talks. Students are listening, maybe taking notes. After the lecture students write their notebooks and fill out exercises. Sounds familiar? This model of teaching where a teacher pours information and pupil´s role is just to listen and sit still,  is

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Can we play some more?

This is a question our users often get asked by their students after a Seppo lesson. When teachers choose to use games in teaching, in the best case, it’s a game changer also for their students learning. Students’ instant engagement and eagerness to play are just some of the benefits

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Outdoor schooling for better learning results

Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 percent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life. This is shown by a new study from Aarhus University, Denmark, emphasizing the need for designing green and healthy environments for the future. There is increasing evidence that the natural environment plays a larger role for mental

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Country living – innovative way

You start your journey from the city center and leave the neon lights behind you. After passing by several suburbs and after the last traffic lights and road lights you’re driving alone without seeing a single house on a journey through the swamps and forest. Suddenly you pump into a

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3rd International Seminar in Malta

We often say that we have the best job in the world. This was again the case, when we visited Malta last week to train teachers and launch LessonApp Premium there. The devoted, talented and passionate Maltese educators we met during our trip are the source of inspiration for our

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Learning Scoop goes Latin America

Learning Scoop is happy to start collaboration with SISU Educación & Bienestar in Bolivia, Latin America. The first online courses are taking place yesterday and today covering themes “How to keep the student´s interest at class” and “Teaching and learning methodologies to develop the kids´ potential in class.” Our wonderful experts Johanna Järvinen-Taubert and Satu Herrala are

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Simultaneous teaching

Working as a teacher can be a lonely job. Even though you have colleagues: you have common coffee breaks with them, plan your lessons together, have dialogues and even assess together outside the classroom — nevertheless, a teacher is alone in classroom. One class, and only one teacher. If we

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Time to Thank You

Here in Northern Hemisphere we are having Winter Solictice today marking the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year. It means that Christmas and end of year is just around the corner. It was our pleasure to host wonderful teachers, principals and education

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