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Amy Chua

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  • How far can we go with this parent-grading idea?

    How far can we go with this parent-grading idea?
    On parenting to the test, guns and civility… For years, teachers have been complaining about lousy parents undermining their work in the classroom. So now state Rep. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, wants to empower teachers by requiring them to grade...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...
  • About (Late) Last Night: 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert [Video]

    About (Late) Last Night: 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert [Video]
  • 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert. How did she do?

  • Welcome to Printers Row!

    Welcome to Printers Row!
    Dear Members of Printers Row, What a nice ring to that phrase! On behalf of my colleagues here at the Chicago Tribune, I'm delighted to welcome you to this great new adventure: Printers Row. This is the first of your weekly newsletters, and a step in...
  • Apodaca: The French way to tame a Tiger Mom

    Is anyone else getting tired of being told that American parents are doing it all wrong? Last year it was Tiger Mom, and her somewhat enlightening but highly insulting opinions about lax, indulgent Western parents. Now we're treated to the newest...
  • E-readers debut at Anne Arundel libraries

    Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
  • Tribune recognizes the word well-written

    Tribune recognizes the word well-written
    On Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage. As inaugural winner of the Tribune...
  • Chinese mothers are better, author argues (check out this hot WSJ post)

     
    Well, this is definitely worth reading, though it may leave you astonished…or even disgusted. In an recent essay in The Wall Street Journal, a Yale University law professor argues ”Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.”  Amy Chua, the...
  • I’m a Tiger Mom – Hear me roar

     
    Last week, Moms at Work blogger Leslie Postal wrote about how a new book claims that Chinese mothers are better than American ones. I've since done some thinking, and wonder if author Amy Chua could be on to something. A Yale Law School professor, Chua...
  • Tiger moms, megastorms, computer worms -- oh, my!

     
    I was stuck in traffic this morning, taking my son to school, when I paused to let a car turn left in front of me onto a side street. Honk! The middle-aged man behind me took umbrage at my courtesy,......