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Tiger Mom

If you've ever had the experience of trying to corral a classroom of 30+ sixteen-year-olds with agendas all their own so you can actually prepare them for state and college-level exams (their scores on which may determine your fate as an educator), you know how important it is to figure out what makes them tick. [...]

The Wall Street Journal recently posted an essay on their website with the inflammatory title “Why French Parents Are Superior.” The piece is actually an adaptation of Pamela Druckerman’s new book Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting. Given that just last month the WSJ also published an essay on "Why Chinese [...]