10 Unsettling Education Trends Started By Tiger Moms

From Online Colleges

August 10th, 2011

Almost anyone watching the news or reading the paper over the past few months has undoubtedly heard about attorney and mom Amy Chua‘s book and accompanying Wall Street Journal piece about Tiger Mom parenting. If you somehow missed out on just what a Tiger Mom is, here is the essential factor: they are defined by their refusal to accept anything but the best from their children, pushing them extraordinarily hard (even insulting, threatening, and berating) to achieve academically and musically, often at the cost of fun and friendships.

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