Chinese social media has criticised a father who helped his child count 10,000 grains of rice for his homework. Photo: SCMP composite
Chinese social media has criticised a father who helped his child count 10,000 grains of rice for his homework. Photo: SCMP composite

Count 10,000 grains of rice homework: Chinese man helping son finish odd assignment ridiculed, sparks education methods debate

  • Online reaction has been scathing of a Chinese dad who helped his son manually count 10,000 grains of rice for a special homework assignment
  • Unconventional teaching methods in China, sometimes used by parents, have often gained traction online and generated fierce debate

Chinese social media has criticised a father who helped his child count 10,000 grains of rice for his homework. Photo: SCMP composite
Chinese social media has criticised a father who helped his child count 10,000 grains of rice for his homework. Photo: SCMP composite
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