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The Smartest Kids in the World

And How They Got That Way

The Smartest Kids in the World( )
Author: Ripley, Amanda
Narrated by: Reading, Kate
ISBN:978-1-4676-5035-9
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Book Format:Pre-recorded MP3 player
List Price:USD $44.99
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 follows three Americans embedded in these countries for...
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Detailed Subjects: Education / General
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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