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Educational Theory and AnalysisSTA1 Task Two – Second Book AnalysisDiedra ZinningerAlternative Viewpoints in Education“The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way”By Amanda RipleyIn “The Smartest Kids in the World”, Amanda Ripley explores the plethora of educational dataavailable from around the world, but decides to delve deeper than just the charts and statistics. Inthis book, she works with exchange students the travel from their varying home towns in theUnited States to different locations around the world. These exchange students travel to Korea,Finland and Poland, all countries that top the educational charts, but have vastly differentapproaches to education.The alternative viewpoints in education listed in this book could not be any more differentfrom each other in most senses, but in one thought they stand united: Education has a lastingimpact and should be taken seriously. In Korea, children have a lackluster attitude toward public

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Summer
Professor
Nancy Dees
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Amanda Ripley

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