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Little soldiers : an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve, Lenora Chu

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Little soldiers : an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve
Title
Little soldiers
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an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve
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Lenora Chu
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Language
eng
Summary
  • An exploration of China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system shares insights into how their examples are shaping the future of American parenting and education
  • China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system is held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence. Chu, an American journalist of Chinese descent raising a young family in Shanghai, noticed how well-behaved Chinese children were compared to her boisterous toddler. Enrolling three-year-old Rainer in China's state-run public school system, the immediate results were positive. But Chu also noticed troubling new behaviors, and discovered a military-like education system driven by high-stakes testing
Cataloging source
PNX
Dewey number
370.951
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • LA1131.82
  • LA1131.82
LC item number
  • .C555 2017
  • .C58 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Little soldiers : an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve, Lenora Chu
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Little soldiers : an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve, Lenora Chu
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-347)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Shortcuts and favors
  • Beating the system versus opting out
  • Part III: Chinese lessons. Let's do math!
  • Genius means struggle
  • The middle ground
  • Part I: The system. Force-fed eggs
  • A family affair
  • Obey the teacher
  • No exceptions to the rule
  • No rewards for second place
  • Part II: Change. The high price of tests
  • Little soldier
  • One hundred days 'til test time
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on1003488192
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24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 347 pages
Isbn
9780062367853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)1003488192

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