Speaker - Sanna Lukander (Finland), Director for Strategic Partnerships of Fun Academy Future Astronauts, founder of Fun Learning.
Fun Academy creates solutions based on the Fun Learning approach that combines the best practices and latest advances in early education and supports teachers to promote learning through play and exploration. Fun Learning approach nurtures the passion for learning basing on play and exploration. It helps teachers to promote key life skills to children based on Finnish pedagogical expertise in combination with the best education practices around the world.
Fun Academy projects:
Academy of Future Astronauts
A 12-week program that adapts the current NASA training for astronauts. It is based on the Fun Learning method (Finnish educational expertise). It allows pre-school teachers to develop scientific thinking, attention, physical activity and teamwork in the classroom.
1440 easy to implement lessons covering four consecutive academic years of early education. Combines educational content and learning goals using a universal, thematic, and playful approach to learning. Allows teachers to develop necessary physical, social, and emotional skills in their classrooms. Facilitates classroom development through conceptual guidelines, projects, and implementation assistance. Pedagogically designed to support various learning strategies. Creates a positive and respectful environment in which children can strengthen their physical, social, and emotional skills. The learning environment is a key element in ensuring an effective kindergarten experience.