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stem education math retake

Aug 31, 2011

Math Retake: The Common Core curriculum lays out a single math program--but is it the right one? More than a few mathematicians, including the folks at that bastion of mathematical programming, Wolfram, disagree. Sol Garfunkel, exec. director of the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications, and David Mumford, emeritus math prof from Brown, would swap out algebra, geometry and calculus, with finance, data and basic engineering, according to their NYTimes OpEd.

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stem education math retake

Aug 31, 2011

Math Retake: The Common Core curriculum lays out a single math program--but is it the right one? More than a few mathematicians, including the folks at that bastion of mathematical programming, Wolfram, disagree. Sol Garfunkel, exec. director of the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications, and David Mumford, emeritus math prof from Brown, would swap out algebra, geometry and calculus, with finance, data and basic engineering, according to their NYTimes OpEd.

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