education in Japan

10,000 or 1,0000? Japanese schools are starting to move commas on big numbers, but why?

The linguistic reasoning may surprise you.

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Flexible teachers DO exist in Japan: First-grader gets full credit for “wrong” math test answers

There are no wrong answers, as long as you’ve got the right question.

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Japanese textbook tries to cleverly illustrate chemical bonds, but the internet has other ideas

“We’ll take it from here.” — The Internet.

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Short video looks at why Japanese students serve their own school lunches, clean their classrooms

Why pay a janitor to clean the school when it’s filled with lively little laborors?

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