Textbooks from High Performing Jurisdictions: Japan | BenRogers


Japanese High School Physics Textbook

Japanese students do well on the Pisa tests, and they use textbooks. So I bought a Japanese high school textbook to see what was different.

My daughters were instantly attracted to the cover – the book has a manga feel. Inside and out, the book does not feel like an English physics textbook. There is so much text.

I had hoped that I would be able to work out the idea from the diagrams and possibly the equations. I could, but there were so many more words than that.

Introduction to gravity

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