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The Smartest Kids in the World

Should We Pay Kids for Grades? Yes or No?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Parents who reward effort, not grades, in my experience, seem to trust their kids more and treat them with more respect. This, in turn, leads to parents and kids enjoying learning as part of their family's values.

WATCH: Author And Journalist Amanda Ripley Discusses "The Smartest Kids In The World: And How They Got That Way"

Posted 02.06.2014 | Impact

The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series will feature Amanda Ripley, investigative journalist for Time and The Atlantic, discussing her New York Tim...

Education Reform: Not Complicated -- but Seriously Difficult

David M. Steiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
David M. Steiner

Given the highly favorable reviews and rave blurbs from such diverse figures as Joel Klein and Randi Weingarten, one might expect Amanda Ripley's new book on international educational practices, The Smartest Kids in the World, to offer arresting revelations about how to improve America's education system.