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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( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Ripley, Amanda
ISBN:978-1-4516-5444-8
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

How do other countries create “smarter” kids? What is it like to be a child in the world’s new education superpowers? The Smartest Kids in the World “gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these foreign cultures and manages to make our own culture look newly strange....The question is whether the startling perspective provided by this masterly book can also generate the will to make changes” (The New York Times Book Review)....
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Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Education / General
Education / Comparative
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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