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The Smartest Kids in the World - a book by Ripley, Amanda

The Smartest Kids in the World

And How They Got That Way

The Smartest Kids in the World( )
Author: Ripley, Amanda
ISBN:978-1-4516-5442-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:$28.00
Book Description:

How Do Other Countries Create "Smarter" Kids? In a handful of nations, virtually all children are learning to make complex arguments and solve problems they've never seen before. They are learning to think, in other words, and to thrive in the modern economy. What is it like to be a child in the world's new education superpowers? In a global quest to find answers for our own children, author and Time magazine journalist Amanda Ripley...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Education / General
Education / Comparative
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 8.424 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:1.049 Pounds
Author Biography
Ripley, Amanda (Author)
Amanda Ripley received a B.A. in government from Cornell University in 1996. She is a journalist whose stories on human behavior and public policy have appeared in Time, The Atlantic, and Slate and helped Time win two National Magazine Awards. She is the author of The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why, which was turned into a PBS documentary, and The Smartest Kids in the World - and How They Got That Way. She is currently an Emerson Fellow at the New America Foundation.

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