Originally broadcast on Freakonomics Radio, Steve Levitt's new People I (Mostly) Admire podcast is weighing in on why America's Math Curriculum Doesn't Add Up.
America's Math Curriculum Doesn't Add Up on People I (Mostly) Admire.
Steve reports on a passion of his. Most high-school math classes are still preparing students for the Sputnik era. Steve wants to get rid of the “geometry sandwich” and instead have kids learn what they really need in the modern era: data fluency. Originally broadcast on Freakonomics Radio, this episode includes an update from Steve about how Data Science for Everyone is setting out to revamp the education system.