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Hybrid Tiger Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids

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ISBN-10: 1616148519

ISBN-13: 9781616148515

Edition: 2014

Authors: Quanyu Huang

List price: $21.00
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Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each culture’s distinctly different education systems. Education expert Huang notes that both Asian and Asian American students excel early on at mastering lesson material and test-taking, whereas many of their non-Asian American peers do not perform as well. The author also points out that American students generally demonstrate far…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 2/11/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.07" wide x 9.01" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Quanyu Huang, Ph.D., is the director of the Confucius Institute in Oxford, Ohio, and a bestselling author in China.