Beeline

Beeline

What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z's New Path to Success

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Generation Z-- youth born after 1997-- seems to be made up of anxious overachievers, hounded by Tiger Moms and constantly tracked on social media. One would think that competitors in the National Spelling Bee, the most popular brain sport in America, would be the worst off. Shankar argues that, far from being simply overstressed and overscheduled, Gen Z spelling bee competitors are learning crucial twenty-first-century skills from their high-powered lives, displaying a sophisticated understanding of self-promotion, self-direction, and social mobility. She examines the outsize impact of immigrant parents and explains why Gen Z kids are on a path to success. -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780465094523
046509452X
Branch Call Number: 155.419/SHANKAR
Characteristics: vii, 327 pages ; 25 cm

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