I recently viewed a fascinating Chinese documentary, “Please Vote for Me” (available on Netflix, click here to watch instantly). This documentary’s true story aroused my thinking about democracy, competitiveness, values and culture in modern China. Filmed in a real school and in the homes of several students, it takes place when several kids in a class of third graders (10...read more
Posts Tagged "Future of America"
Controversy: China and U.S. Education Values China is the country that likely challenges our nation’s future more than any other, with education goals that are likely considered critical! Meanwhile, our U.S. may have failed to recognize the importance of improving our own educational status with regard to ‘The Future of America’! Within the education sphere are two...read more
In 1991 the American Management Association (AMA) published a paper which I wrote, called “The Crisis in Education”. Of course, most of us are aware of this crisis today, but in my opinion, little if any progress has been made because the few improvements we have seen have been offset by deterioration elsewhere. Here is what I said then, more or less: Drastic overhaul of the US...read more