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

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
Title remainder
an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve
Statement of responsibility
Lenora Chu
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Author
Subject
Genre
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
Summary
A hard-hitting 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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10574502
Cataloging source
PNX
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Chu, Lenora
Dewey number
370.951
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
LA1131.82
LC item number
.C58 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education and state
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • EDUCATION
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education and state
  • China
Target audience
adult
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an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve
Label
Little soldiers : an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve, Lenora Chu
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Publication
Copyright
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
Control code
on1003488192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 347 pages
Isbn
9780062367853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1003488192
Label
Little soldiers : an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve, Lenora Chu
Publication
Copyright
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
Control code
on1003488192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 347 pages
Isbn
9780062367853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1003488192

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