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text The math myth : and other STEM delusions

Summary
"Andrew Hacker's 2012 New York Times op-ed questioning our current mathematics requirements instantly became one of the the paper's most widely circulated articles. Why, he wondered, do we inflict algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and even calculus... Read more
Contents
The "M" in STEM -- A harsh and senseless hurdle -- Will plumbers need polynomials? -- Does your dermatologist use calculus? -- Gender gaps -- Does mathematics enhance our minds? -- The Mandarins -- The Common Core : one size fits all -- Discipline... Read more
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239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Publisher
The New Press 2016

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TADL-WOOD 510 HAC in Adult Non-fiction Available

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