Archive for January, 2011

Cultural Exchange

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

While the West obsesses over Chinese mothers, China starts to recognize the value of play

Snow Day

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011


Last week was the biggest snowfall I’ve seen in over 8 years in Shanghai. More pics here

More Amy Chua

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Sophia Chua’s letter to her tiger mom

More links

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

David Brooks and Shanghai Scrap on Amy Chua.

China Daily’s Chen Weihua on those Shanghai test scores.

Chinese mothers

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

More on Amy Chua from China Beat

Some links

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

The article everyone is talking about

More on Amy Chua here and here

And for something completely different -the NYT on the reemergence of play