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Chinese children crush Americans in math thanks to a mindset that Americans only display in one place: sports

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  • In international tests, Chinese children consistently outperform Americans.
  • American Leonora Chu enrolled her young son in the Chinese public school system in Shanghai.
  • In her book about the experience, “Little Soldiers,” she explores how culture influences this academic achievement gap.
  • It comes down to Chinese people displaying a psychological concept known as a “growth mindset” at school … while Americans only display this mindset in sports.

For the most part, American children aren’t great at math.

But Chinese children tend to be excellent.

Testing half a million students worldwide, the Program for International Student Assessment is one of the most widely cited measurements of global read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com