Thursday, June 14, 2012

Language, Hard Work, E. Asians, & Math Ability

"Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong usually top international surveys of mathematics and science skills in the world. Countries we should expect to do as well, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, score lower in the Trends in International Math and Science Study (TIMSS)…."

Why do East Asians do so well in math? Article has some thoughts on the matter:

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