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The Resource The hybrid tiger : secrets of the extraordinary success of Asian-American kids, Quanyu Huang

The hybrid tiger : secrets of the extraordinary success of Asian-American kids, Quanyu Huang

Label
The hybrid tiger : secrets of the extraordinary success of Asian-American kids
Title
The hybrid tiger
Title remainder
secrets of the extraordinary success of Asian-American kids
Statement of responsibility
Quanyu Huang
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An education expert compares the educational methods in America and China to reveal why Asian and Asian American students excel early on at mastering material and test-taking and why American students generally demonstrate far more creativity and independence
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huang, Quanyu
Dewey number
371.829/95073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC2632
LC item number
.H83 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asian American children
  • Children of immigrants
  • Asian Americans
  • Successful people
  • Asian Americans
  • Education
Target audience
adult
Label
The hybrid tiger : secrets of the extraordinary success of Asian-American kids, Quanyu Huang
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The besieged city. Journey to the West ; Chinese education versus American education ; China's educational "earthquake" -- "Chinese-American" education. Tigers without a "tiger mom" ; Who still dreams the American dream" ; Chinese-American education : "co-core synergy education" -- Education can change God's will. To win or to have fun? ; Why do the Chinese have to "win" education? ; How do the Chinese "win" education? -- Developing kids' ambitions before discovering their interests. Should kids be able to choose their careers? ; Talents or interests? ; Should we make children eat broccoli? -- What does "parenting" mean in a Chinese-American family? Chinese parents and "sacrifice" ; turning power into authority? ; Chinese parents and "greed" -- The life union as a model for family. A "me" or an "I"? ; Carrying guilt versus carrying loans ; Independence versus filial piety ; All projects are family projects -- Other interesting phenomena in Chinese-American families. In order to gain, is it necessary to give up first? ; Physical or psychological punishment? ; Fish or fishing? ; What is the main responsibility of a student in the family?
Control code
ocn844461185
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781616148515
Lccn
2013036224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
371.829 H86 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP030.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 844461185
  • (OCoLC)844461185
Label
The hybrid tiger : secrets of the extraordinary success of Asian-American kids, Quanyu Huang
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The besieged city. Journey to the West ; Chinese education versus American education ; China's educational "earthquake" -- "Chinese-American" education. Tigers without a "tiger mom" ; Who still dreams the American dream" ; Chinese-American education : "co-core synergy education" -- Education can change God's will. To win or to have fun? ; Why do the Chinese have to "win" education? ; How do the Chinese "win" education? -- Developing kids' ambitions before discovering their interests. Should kids be able to choose their careers? ; Talents or interests? ; Should we make children eat broccoli? -- What does "parenting" mean in a Chinese-American family? Chinese parents and "sacrifice" ; turning power into authority? ; Chinese parents and "greed" -- The life union as a model for family. A "me" or an "I"? ; Carrying guilt versus carrying loans ; Independence versus filial piety ; All projects are family projects -- Other interesting phenomena in Chinese-American families. In order to gain, is it necessary to give up first? ; Physical or psychological punishment? ; Fish or fishing? ; What is the main responsibility of a student in the family?
Control code
ocn844461185
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781616148515
Lccn
2013036224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
371.829 H86 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP030.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 844461185
  • (OCoLC)844461185

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