Monday, August 12, 2013

Why the World Is Smarter Than US - The Daily Beast

Why the World Is Smarter Than US - The Daily Beast:



In all of these nations, sports have little or nothing to do with public schooling. If kids want to play hockey or basketball, they organize pick-up games, join a community program, or take private lessons. Children are held to high academic expectations and allowed to fail, so they come to understand the importance of school.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Jim Oliver said...

1. How do know if PISA measures anything important? (I think that it does not).
2. If we have a higher standard of living than another country is not that evidence that we are smarter?

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