DailyDirt: Comparing US Schools To...
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- Japan's education system may teach us that instituting strict standards testing is unproductive. Teaching to the test and similar practices has been blamed for creating a less innovative culture and students who are less prepared to adapt to changes. [url]
- Another suggestion is to pay teachers more, so that teachers have resources and incentives to become better teachers. Countries like South Korea, Singapore and Finland pay their teachers well and provide social prestige for educators. [url]
- The role of American parents in their kids' primary school education differs somewhat widely versus Chinese parents. One big difference seems to be that Chinese parents blame their kids' lack of effort, but American parents more often blame the lack of ability of the child, teacher or school. [url]