New Podcast: A Discussion of ‘The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way’ by Amanda Ripley

On this episode, Breanne and I discuss the new book by Amanda Ripley called The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way. Topic of discussion: The South Korean education system, and the obsessive studying of South … Continue reading

#42. A Summary of ‘The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way’ by Amanda Ripley

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: PISA SCORES AND AMERICA’S EDUCATION WOES 1. Comparing High School Students from Around the World: The PISA Test a. The PISA Test b. Why the PISA Test Matters: PISA Scores = Economic Success … Continue reading