Local teachers to study Finland’s education system

Local teachers to study Finland’s education system
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By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — Two local teachers are in Finland to learn how it’s done in what many consider the world’s most successful public schools.Jenna Barclay and Kelly Kienzle will spend a week in Helsinki for research and hands-on exposure to Finland’s school system.Barclay is the Eagle County Schools new curriculum director. Kienzle was selected from a pool of more than 20 competitive applicants to accompany Barclay on the trip. She teaches science at Eagle Valley High School, and is an instructional support specialist for middle and high school science.“Kelly and I will learn about the Finnish education system, teacher preparation and …

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