Presents a profile of the Japanese educational system and compares and contrasts it with the American system. The objective is not to advocate the replication of the Japanese educational system and practices, but to promote a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of both systems. Charts and figures.emphasis is placed on geometry, ratios, proportions, and reading charts than in most American elementary schools. ... through the factoring and plotting of quadratic equations and the geometry of circles, the Pythagorean theorem, and some basic solid geometry. ... science education has been on the decline, with fewer and fewer high school students taking science courses beyond the 10th grade.
|Title||:||A Cross-Cultural Comparison of the American & Japanese Educational Systems|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1992-05-01|