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The smartest kids in the world : and how they got that way

Autor: Amanda Ripley
Editorial: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng) : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Base de datos:WorldCat
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Following three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teaching have revolutionized these countries' education results.
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Tipo de material: Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Amanda Ripley
ISBN: 9781451654424 1451654421 9781451654431 145165443X
Número OCLC: 759913731
Descripción: 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenido: Principal characters --
Fall. The mystery ; The treasure map ; Leaving ; The pressure cooker ; A math problem. --
Winter. An American in Utopia ; Drive ; The metamorphosis. --
Spring. Difference ; The $4 million teacher;- Coming home --
How to spot a world-class education --
AFS student experience survey.
Responsabilidad: Amanda Ripley.
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