Strange video of child prodigy "training"

Flashcard Earlier this month, the BBC ran a documentary called "Child Prodigies: Too Much Too Young?" Here's a very odd clip from the program showing a woman subjecting her toddler to absurdly fast flashcard "training," including a game that could be called "Name the Dictator."
Link to RealVideo clip, Link to program page (via Mason Inman's Moonshine Lard Man)