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Have We Gotten Math Education All Wrong?

Conrad Wolfram, Wolfram Alpha Reasearch. Photo by Megan Bearder. Oct. 23, 2009. © Megan Bearder. megan@megabearder.com

Conrad Wolfram of Wolfram|Alpha, regarded as the preeminent voice and company in global math education visited with Dr. Berger to discuss the state of math education and his belief that problem-centric learning provides a realistic approach to knowledge acquisition for students. 

Wolfram’s recent editorial, The Dark Side of of Math Education, provided the backdrop to the discussion as critical focus was given to the mechanisms of calculation and the role of computers in math curriculum. 


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