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The Resource World class : one mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children, Teru Clavel

World class : one mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children, Teru Clavel

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World class : one mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children
Title
World class
Title remainder
one mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children
Statement of responsibility
Teru Clavel
Title variation
One mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Combining the humor and warmth of Bringing Up Baby with the insight of The Smartest Kids in the World, World Class is a firsthand exploration of how American schools are failing our children, and what parents can learn from the Asian education system to help our children excel in today's competitive world"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clavel, Teru
Dewey number
370.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB43
LC item number
.C53 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comparative education
  • Education
  • Education
Label
World class : one mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children, Teru Clavel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Three's company -- The wonder years: the wild world of NYC preschools -- Gilligan's Island: stranded on a tropical island with a strange cast of characters -- Mission impossible: welcome to Shanghai -- Star trek: the next generation: education as a national value -- Get smart: the meaning of mastery -- The A team: China tops the global scene -- Growing pains: coming "Home" to Japan? -- Mr. Rogers' neighborhood: the community raises the independent and whole child -- Macgyver: the problem-solving stuntman in the classroom, the teacher -- Wonder woman: the mom behind the scenes -- The twilight zone: our worst year in the best-ranked school district -- Who's the boss? Education in a nation where capitalism, individuality, and freedom prevail -- Cheers: to the great potential of the USA -- Afterword: 20/20: hindsight
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First.
Extent
xxi, 323 pages
Isbn
9781501192975
Lccn
2019010134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1108784156
  • (OCoLC)1108784156
  • 1007878
Label
World class : one mother's journey halfway around the globe in search of the best education for her children, Teru Clavel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Three's company -- The wonder years: the wild world of NYC preschools -- Gilligan's Island: stranded on a tropical island with a strange cast of characters -- Mission impossible: welcome to Shanghai -- Star trek: the next generation: education as a national value -- Get smart: the meaning of mastery -- The A team: China tops the global scene -- Growing pains: coming "Home" to Japan? -- Mr. Rogers' neighborhood: the community raises the independent and whole child -- Macgyver: the problem-solving stuntman in the classroom, the teacher -- Wonder woman: the mom behind the scenes -- The twilight zone: our worst year in the best-ranked school district -- Who's the boss? Education in a nation where capitalism, individuality, and freedom prevail -- Cheers: to the great potential of the USA -- Afterword: 20/20: hindsight
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First.
Extent
xxi, 323 pages
Isbn
9781501192975
Lccn
2019010134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1108784156
  • (OCoLC)1108784156
  • 1007878

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