Chinese Education System and the American Education System Essay

1543 Words Apr 17th, 2011 7 Pages
YiJian xing
Chinese education system and the American education system The differences between the Chinese education and the American education are more obvious in people’s mind, not only to the international students, but also to the native students and some people who study on this. As more and more Chinese students come to America to have better education, we should think about why the American education system is better and how could we change our system to have a new education system in China. These differences have some deeply reason, like the American is the nation which loves freedom. It took long time to make such a big difference between the two education systems, and we need longer time to change it. An undeniable
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Like Dr.Jones' two students Jill and Jack, he meet them one by one, Jill said:" I had some trouble and couldn't keep up ,so I got a F. But I want you to know that that book we were discussing, really got me thinking. I finished reading it after the semester was over" that is what's she got, she got the knowledge for thinking but got a F grade. Another student Jack said:"I had your class last fall, got an A. I really need that A and a studied really hard. I'm glad i don't have to take your final today, because I don't think i'd get a single answer right" look at what's he got, it's just an A and nothing. For me, if I want to pass the physical class, only I need is just work out the question in book and remember the answer and method, I don’t have to know how the established law of physical work in our life. I do know the law in paper but I can’t use it. Which one is successful for the teacher? not me or Jack, is Jill. She" learning experience in the class and continued after the class was over, changed her understanding", what she got is the skill of learning but not the knowledge or some grade. Another simple example for the teacher’s teach in class, there is an apple in front of you with an axe, a knife and a mace, they will tell you direct the knife is the most easier tool for cut the apple, but not let you to try out it by yourself. What you learn is just the knowledge and the method but we don’t learn the