A couple of weeks ago an article on The Fordham Institute page positively commented on the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). They wrote: Among the findings: In raw numbers, the U.S. produces many more high-achieving students than any other OECD nation—more high-achievers than France, Germany, and the UK combined (both in [...]
I want to tell you about one of my great students at Russian School of Mathematics. We’ll call her Elizabeth. Liz is 11 years old. She is in my pre-calculus honor class. She took her SAT when she was 10 and scored 800/800. Half a year ago she took her SAT II IC — this is the test that is usually taken by 11 graders — and scored 800/800. All of that at the age of 11.