Finnish-Inspired Edtech Tools for Remote or Flipped Classrooms

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Concept by: Marcus Sheehan


Many of today’s classrooms incorporate elements of flipped and remote learning. But without an understanding of the proper tools, flipped or remote learning can pose a huge strain on both teachers and students. Throughout this course, we will delve into the best EdTech tools from around the world and especially Finland. We will break down each tool shown with step by step instructions so that you will gain the confidence and knowledge to use it in your own classroom. Rather than sitting around, participants will use the tools throughout the course, engaging in fun and active learning.

Learning outcomes

Participants to the course will be able to:

  • Create a flipped classroom and its benefits;
  • Get to know numerous EdTech tools that can assist in a remote/flipped learning environment
  • Give a detailed look at how to set up these tools for your class
  • Learn through play approach with all the EdTech tools presented in the course.

Tentative schedule

The schedule describes likely activities but may differ significantly based on the requests of the participants, and the trainer delivering the specific session. Course modifications are subject to the trainer’s discretion. If you would like to discuss a specific topic, please indicate it at least 4 weeks in advance.

Day 1 – Course introduction

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities.
  • Icebreaker activities.
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools.

Day 2 – Creating a meaningful classroom environment & Essential Nordic math

Creating a meaningful classroom environment

How to create a flipped classroom and how to create a better remote learning experience for your students.

Essential Nordic math tools in a remote/flipped classroom

We will delve into some fantastic EdTech math tools from the Nordics that are designed to assist your students through fun and games.

Day 3 – Remote/flipped learning essentials

We will look at a few essential EdTech tools that are necessary for setting up your new classroom and how to set these up.

Day 4 – Finnish EdTech and remote/flipped learning

We will look at a few great Finnish EdTech tools that have helped Finland to become the top country in education and wellbeing

Day 5 – Project-based learning

Remote learning doesn’t always need to be bookwork. This lesson will show how we can create meaningful projects for the students to work on at school or home.

Day 6 – Course closure & excursion

  • Course evaluation: round-up of acquired competencies, feedback, and discussion.
  • Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance.
  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.


  • Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs);
  • Teacher trainers;
  • Careers officers, educational guides and counselors;
  • Headteachers;
  • Principals;
  • Managers of schools/organizations offering adult education.


  • Activities: All courses include at least one guided city tour and one full-day excursion (usually on Saturday).
  • Certificate: Certificate of Attendance guaranteed for participants who attend at least 80% of the course.
  • Lessons: Classes take place in the Morning (9:00 – 14:00) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 19:00).
  • Price: 480 €

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