One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Types of Fruit by Eurwentala Illustration

When was the last time you read a textbook? Did the pictures catch your attention? Sometimes pictures literally jump off the pages, other times you don’t even notice there are any. I’m a visual person and I remember things best in images (also text from a book page). The textbooks of my school years didn’t […]

Want a Well-Educated Nation? Copy the Finnish Public Library System!

  How come a tiny country in the Northern Europe has managed to produce so well-educated citizens with such high literacy rate? The education system has its advantages, but I’d say there’s one more secret weapon, which is too often underrated even in Finland: the Finnish Public Library System. What Would I Do without Them? […]