In London, New York, and Johannasburg students are expected to understand how to solve basic equations, add, subtract, multiply, divide, and understand three dimensional objects. Schools in Moscow have integrated computer science into elementary school experiences to keep students ahead of the curve, Japanese students in Tokyo are learning to measure angles, and in Hong Kong 10-year-olds are starting to understand linear equations.
2.Reading And Writing
Reading and writing curriculums vary widely in the six different represented countries, unlike math curriculums which arent drastically different. In New York and Hong Kong, students are learning to read and write within themed language arts classes like and learning to identify with and understand characters. In London, theres more emphasis on technical aspects like vocabulary, grammar, and developing cursive.
Science curriculums in most of these cities mostly boil down to basic biology, chemistry, physics, geology, and astrology. 10-year-olds in Johannesburg also learn the importance of recycling for the environment and students in London begin to learn about basic anatomy and physiology.
4.Other Important Topics
Each country has important side topics emphasized in their curriculums. In the United States, its instilling curiosity in students about current events and how to understand them. In Tokyo, theres an emphasis on foreign language, while Londons emphasis is Geography. While Hong Kong doesnt focus on a brand new topic per se, Chinese curriculums tend to emphasis homework intensely and teach students why its so important for homework to be integrated with schoolwork.