Article: 11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More.”

What would happen if American schools stopped assigning homework? Or if children had the same elementary school teacher for six years in a row? What if class periods were longer (to allow more time on a topic) and the school days shorter with more breaks for stretching and contemplating? Besides looking a lot more like homeschooling, we would have a successful educational system! We would have an educational system like Finland’s.

There are many reasons why I don’t believe reforming the current educational system is the answer. However, even if I thought such a lofty goal should be attempted, wouldn’t homeschooling be the simpler and more obvious option for parents?

11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More.”
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