Learning Gap

Learning Gap

Why Our Schools Are Failing and What We Can Learn from Japanese and Chinese Educ

By Harold W. Stevenson; James W. Stigler

Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9780671880767, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 1994

Description
This urgent appeal to policymakers, educators, and parents "is a comprehensive report on five different studies . . . the authors explore the differences between Asian and American school systems and outline what the United States can learn from these cultures" (The Christian Science Monitor).


About the Author
Harold Stevenson (1924–2005) was Director of the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota.

James Stigler, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at UCLA and Director of the TIMSS video studies, is coauthor of Simon & Schuster's highly praised book "The Learning Gap: Why Our Schools Are Failing and What We Can Learn from Japanese and Chinese Education." He lives in Los Angeles.