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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 July 2014
  • ISBN : 9781451654431
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 10 voters

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Following three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teaching have revolutionized these countries' education results.

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The Smartest Kids in the World

The Smartest Kids in the World
  • Author : Amanda Ripley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-07-29
  • ISBN : 9781451654431
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Following three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teaching have revolutionized these countries' education results.

The Smartest Kids in the World

The Smartest Kids in the World
  • Author : Amanda Ripley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-08-13
  • ISBN : 9781451654448
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How do other countries create “smarter” kids? What is it like to be a child in the world’s new education superpowers? The Smartest Kids in the World “gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these foreign cultures and manages to make our own culture look newly strange....The question is whether the startling perspective provided by this masterly book can also generate the will to make changes” (The New York Times Book Review). In a handful of nations, virtually

The Smartest Kids in the World

The Smartest Kids in the World
  • Author : Amanda Ripley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9781451654424
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Following three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teaching have revolutionized these countries' education results.

The Smartest Kid in the Universe

The Smartest Kid in the Universe
  • Author : Chris Grabenstein
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release Date : 2021-11
  • ISBN : 9780525647812
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When seventh-grader Jake McQuade mistakes the world's first ingestible knowledge pills for jelly beans, he suddenly knows all about physics and geometry and can speak Swahili (though Spanish would be a lot more useful)--but his sort-of girlfriend Grace thinks they can use his new found brilliance to save their middle school from the new principal, who is conspiring to get it shut down.

The Smartest Kid in the Universe Book 2: Genius Camp

The Smartest Kid in the Universe Book 2: Genius Camp
  • Author : Chris Grabenstein
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2021-11-30
  • ISBN : 9780593301791
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"Chris Grabenstein just might be the smartest writer for kids in the universe." —James Patterson The Smartest Kid in the Universe goes to genius camp in book two of this action-packed series from the New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library! Jake McQuade is the smartest kid in the universe—and he's back to defend his title! This time, he is heading off to a camp for geniuses sponsored by billionaire tech mogul (and brilliant inventor)

The Unthinkable

The Unthinkable
  • Author : Amanda Ripley
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2008-06-10
  • ISBN : 9780307449276
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Discover how human beings react to danger—and what makes the difference between life and death “Fascinating and useful . . . [shows that] the most important variable in an emergency is your own behavior.”—The New York Times Today, nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? What will it feel

The Great Degeneration

The Great Degeneration
  • Author : Niall Ferguson
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781846147326
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The latest work from Niall Ferguson, bestselling author of Empire, The Great Degneration is based on his 2012 BBC Reith Lectures 'The Rule of Law and Its Enemies'The decline of the West is something that has long been prophesied. Symptoms of decline are all around us today, it seems: slowing growth, crushing debts, aging populations, anti-social behaviour. But what exactly is amiss with Western civilization? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues, is that our institutions - the intricate frameworks within which a

High Conflict

High Conflict
  • Author : Amanda Ripley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-04-06
  • ISBN : 9781982128586
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When we are baffled by the insanity of the “other side”—in our politics, at work, or at home—it’s because we aren’t seeing how the conflict itself has taken over. That’s what “high conflict” does. It’s the invisible hand of our time. And it’s different from the useful friction of healthy conflict. That’s good conflict, and it’s a necessary force that pushes us to be better people. High conflict is what happens

Jimmy Corrigan

Jimmy Corrigan
  • Author : Chris Ware
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0375714545
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A graphic novel chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983.

World Class

World Class
  • Author : Teru Clavel
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • ISBN : 9781501192982
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“An upbeat chronicle of [Clavel’s] children’s school experiences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo…[offering] advice about vetting schools and enriching children’s education.” —Kirkus Reviews “An intriguing volume on the differences in global education.” —Library Journal A must-read firsthand exploration of why Asian students are outpacing their American counterparts and how to help our children excel in today’s competitive world. When Teru Clavel had young children, she watched her friends and fellow parents vie for spots

Jimmy Corrigan

Jimmy Corrigan
  • Author : Chris Ware
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9780375404535
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A graphic novel chronicles four generations of the Corrigan men, from 1893 to 1983.

Smartest Animals

Smartest Animals
  • Author : Joanne Mattern
  • Publisher : Red Chair Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781634407090
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Which animal can find its way through a maze and even learn shortcuts? And which animal is so smart it lets cars do the hard work of cracking open its food?

Isaac Newton: The Smartest Person That Ever Lived - Biography of Famous People Grade 3 | Children's Biography Books

Isaac Newton: The Smartest Person That Ever Lived - Biography of Famous People Grade 3 | Children's Biography Books
  • Author : Baby Professor
  • Publisher : Speedy Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • ISBN : 9781541921412
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Isaac Newton was very smart. He formulated some of the laws that have made technology possible. Read about the life and works of Isaac Newton in this book for third graders. Be inspired by his decisions and his determination. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and grab a copy today!

Cleverlands

Cleverlands
  • Author : Lucy Crehan
  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • ISBN : 9781783522750
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As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from ‘top-performing’ education systems. She resolved to find out what was really going on in the classrooms of countries whose teenagers ranked top in the world in reading, maths and science. Cleverlands documents Crehan’s journey around the world, weaving together her experiences with research on policy, history, psychology and culture to offer extensive new insights into what we

Education to Better Their World

Education to Better Their World
  • Author : Marc Prensky
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2016
  • ISBN : 9780807757901
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In his latest book, internationally renowned educator and futurist Marc Prensky presents a compelling alternative to how and what we teach our children. Prensky argues that a routinely taught combination of mathematics, language arts, science, and social studies increasingly leaves the bulk of our students woefully unprepared for the future. Drawing on emerging world trends, he elaborates a comprehensive vision for K-12 education that includes new goals, new means, a new curriculum, a new kind of teaching, and a new