COLLECTION: Can Nate Silver Save Math? + CAVEAT: He probably can't save the planet - Making Curriculum Pop2024-11-14T18:14:10Zhttp://mcpopmb.ning.com/forum/topics/collection-can-nate-silver-save-math-caveat-he-probably-can-t-sav?groupUrl=matheducators&feed=yes&xn_auth=noNice addition Herr Goldenberg…tag:mcpopmb.ning.com,2012-12-31:2665237:Comment:1322572012-12-31T01:38:12.306ZRyan Goblehttp://mcpopmb.ning.com/profile/RyanGoble
<p>Nice addition Herr Goldenberg - that is why I dropped caveat at the end. That said, I do like this idea articulated in the initial blog... </p>
<blockquote><p>M.I.T. graduates, who are trained in science and mathematics, said in a<a href="http://www.tonywagner.com/resources/the-global-achievement-gap"> survey regarding their daily use of math</a> that most use nothing more than arithmetic, statistics, and probability.</p>
<p>Sol Garfunkel and David Mumford in a …</p>
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<p>Nice addition Herr Goldenberg - that is why I dropped caveat at the end. That said, I do like this idea articulated in the initial blog... </p>
<blockquote><p>M.I.T. graduates, who are trained in science and mathematics, said in a<a href="http://www.tonywagner.com/resources/the-global-achievement-gap"> survey regarding their daily use of math</a> that most use nothing more than arithmetic, statistics, and probability.</p>
<p>Sol Garfunkel and David Mumford in a <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/25/opinion/how-to-fix-our-math-education.html">New York Times Op-Ed</a> summed it up nicely: “Imagine replacing the sequence of algebra, geometry and calculus with a sequence of finance, data and basic engineering."</p>
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<p>What say you on that point?</p> Perhaps before we apotheosize…tag:mcpopmb.ning.com,2012-12-31:2665237:Comment:1322542012-12-31T01:34:31.951ZMichael Paul Goldenberghttp://mcpopmb.ning.com/profile/MichaelPaulGoldenberg
<p>Perhaps before we apotheosize Mr. Silver, the following math babe review of his book should be taken into consideration: <a href="http://bit.ly/YDo0pa" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/YDo0pa</a></p>
<p>Perhaps before we apotheosize Mr. Silver, the following math babe review of his book should be taken into consideration: <a href="http://bit.ly/YDo0pa" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/YDo0pa</a></p> One can only hope, right?
tag:mcpopmb.ning.com,2012-12-31:2665237:Comment:1321372012-12-31T01:12:28.095ZRyan Goblehttp://mcpopmb.ning.com/profile/RyanGoble
<p>One can only hope, right?</p>
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<p>One can only hope, right?</p>
<p></p> Thanks for sharing! I'm lovin…tag:mcpopmb.ning.com,2012-12-31:2665237:Comment:1322502012-12-31T01:09:55.767ZKimberly Moorehttp://mcpopmb.ning.com/profile/KimberlyMoore
Thanks for sharing! I'm loving this new math revolution, I predict a change of attitude about math<br />
in the next generation:-)
Thanks for sharing! I'm loving this new math revolution, I predict a change of attitude about math<br />
in the next generation:-)