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Author Ripley, Amanda.

Title The smartest kids in the world : and how they got that way / Amanda Ripley.

Edition First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
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Description ix, 306 pages : illustrations, map, charts, portraits, photographs ; 24 cm
Summary 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The treasure map -- Leaving -- The pressure cooker -- A math problem -- An American in Utopia -- Drive -- The metamorphosis -- Difference -- The $4 million teacher -- Coming home.
Subject Comparative education.
Education -- Finland.
Education -- Korea (South)
Education -- Poland.
ISBN 9781451654424 (hbk.)
1451654421 (hbk.)
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