Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World
He explains in vivid detail how China turns out the world's highest-achieving students in reading, math, and science yet by all accounts Chinese educators, parents, and political leaders hate the system and long to send their kids to western schools. Filled with fascinating stories and compelling data, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? offers a nuanced and sobering tour of education in China. * Learn how China is able to turn out the world's highest achieving students in math, science, and reading * Discover why, despite these amazing test scores, Chinese parents, teachers, and political leaders are desperate to leave behind their educational system * Discover how current reforms in the U.S. parallel the classic Chinese system, and how this could help (or hurt) our students' prospects
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|Publication date||5 September 2014|
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