Sunday, September 22, 2013

Book review: ‘The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way’ by Amanda Ripley

The deeper Ripley goes, however, the less certain she is of the answer to our school problem. Teachers in the high-scoring countries give their students more rigorous assignments and get more support from parents, principals and students for demanding work than teachers do in the United States. Ripley embraces that key concept. But some of those nations share the American habit of thinking that not all students need rigor.

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