Of social and cultural differences, differences in the educational system decision. Western emphasis on independence, to encourage children from their parents earlier, and the Chinese cultural emphasis on interpersonal relationships, mutual aid and rely on. From the educational point of view, the West is a multi-evaluation system, students as long as the outstanding performance in one area, it will be positive, and our education system is in almost uniform standards to measure student, focus on academic achievement.
American education and reading and not to remember, as a broad background of extensive reading can increase knowledge, broaden their horizons and imagination; while reciting may be bound by previous thinking and innovation difficult.
Chinese education is more for the purpose of examination, emphasizing rote learning and memory, only in the context of repeated practice exams, to practice makes perfect.
American education issues for students to do, through inquiry learning, on a subject to do more in-depth study. When students study a subject in depth, he needs to read a lot of information, learning-related knowledge, thinking to solve problems. And then doing experiments, writing papers, respond to questions and reply. Come back to, not only through reading, writing and other comprehensive training, but also learned much more than textbooks.