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Proposal: replace Algebra II and Calculus with "Statistics for Citizenship"

March 3, 2016 - Uncategorized


Andrew Hacker, a professor of both mathematics and political science at Queens University has a new book out, The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions, which makes the case that the inclusion of algebra and calculus in high school curriculum discourages students from learning mathematics, and displaces much more practical mathematical instruction about statistical and risk literacy, which he calls “Statistics for Citizenship.”

Source: Boing Boing

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