..."As my mother used to say to me, the success in one's life was dependent on 70% hard work and only 30% talent or genetic makeup."Stigler and Stevenson found that "American children, teachers, and parents emphasize innate abilites as a component of success more strongly than their Japanese and Chinese counterparts do."
I'd be interested to know what percentages American parents would slot into Ying-Ying's statement on the subject of math and math learning.
I'd really be interested to know what percentages American math teachers would pick - !
The Woman Who Could Not Forget: Iris Chang Before and Beyond the Rape of Nanking- A Memoir
Learning Gap: Why Our Schools Are Failing and What We Can Learn from Japanese and Chinese Education