A recent study revealed students at an international school in Finland significantly outperformed U.S. students on tasks which measure digital literacy in social media and online news. The researchers suggest this may be due to the Finnish and International Baccalaureate curricula’s different way of facilitating students’ critical thinking skills compared to the U.S. system and curriculum. The results of this study were published in the Journal of Research in International Education in April.
Read the whole article: https://journals.sagepub.com/stoken/default+domain/10.1177%2F1475240919830003A/full
In finnish (suomeksi): https://www.utu.fi/fi/ajankohtaista/mediatiedote/suomalaisen-kansainvalisen-koulun-oppilailla-yhdysvaltalaisia