you might be interested in a book I read called "The Geography of Thought".
It specifically looks at teaching/parenting differences between "Eastern"
and "Western" cultures. As you said, there are excellent things about both,
but also much that each could learn from the other.
-Lydia in Toledo
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Subject: [teacherartexchange] Korean Mothers vs American mothers
> Dear Friends,
> I need some help, idea, oppinion, experience and any help for me to write
> a small book about "How parents and teachers encourage children's
> My book will something that what are some good experience and examples
> thjat you might had before.
> I am a Korean art teacher and currently teaching Korean children age 7 to
> 13. But I have found quite confusing and difficulty of Korean mothers and
> teachers specially mothers.
> Most of Korean young mothers are quite focused and strongly driven for
> their will for children's education. They so think they are Alpha Mom.
> As you perhaps have heard that Korean are very competitive in education
> but they are very competitive and strict.
> I am trying to write all mothers are same that they love their children
> dealy. But I see quite alot of difference in their education for creative
> I am trying to make some argument and points that Korean and american
> mothers nurture and teach their children in different way. There are good
> parts of Korean mothers's side
> but also I want them to know how good american mothers and teachers lead
> their children in creative education.
> If you wouldn't mind would you please share some your experience and
> stories or information about good part of American teachers and mothers?
> I have studied in the states for 8 years and taught there for about few
> years. I have had greatest time ever while I was there. All my
> professors were great and they were like my father and mother.
> I saw so many wonderful things in public and private education as an art
> major. I would like to introduce these good things...to Korean mothers
> and teachers.
> Please feel free to share your thoughts and stories or experience with me.
> You can email me seperately or you can bring free discussion.
> I am looking forward to hearing from you all.
> Thakn you so much.
> Sincerely yours,
> Andy Lee from Korea
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