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Title:
Failing our brightest kids : the global challenge of educating high-ability students
Author:
Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944-
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
viii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Educating the smart kids: why bother? -- How is the United States doing? -- How disagreement holds us back -- How the system slows us down -- Will differentiation move us forward? -- How do other countries educate smart kids? -- Japan: early neglect, later intensity -- Singapore: enough of a good thing? -- Korea: too much pressure? -- Taiwan: do as we say, not as we do -- Finland: not quite as advertised -- Germany: differentiating without differences -- Hungary: much talk, less action -- Switzerland: decentralized to excess? -- England: sifting through the policy rubble -- Ontario: how "special" if "gifted"? -- Western Australia: in for the long haul -- What have we learned? -- Moves America should make.
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ISBN:
9781612508412

9781612508429
Format :
Book