Piia Martikainen

Starting new school year

August 16, 2019

Here is some of my planning for the new school year. Many of these things are old and familiar but I will add something new and hopefully something deeper. I… Read More

Collaborative learning in Kokkola, Finland

June 4, 2019

BACKGROUND Our school is part of NPDL program (New Pedagogies for Deep Learning). There are six core skills (collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, citizenship and character). We will have one… Read More

Playful Learning in Finnish Classrooms

May 23, 2019

Piia Martikainen: My motivation for using games and gamification in the classroom is to make learning engaging to those who might not otherwise be interested in learning. Today’s students are… Read More