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Topic: Admitting math illiteracy
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Pam

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Re: Admitting math illiteracy
Posted: Oct 29, 2012 6:53 PM
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> the President is joking about his mathematics! Do not
> take it seriously.


That is my deeper point. If we, as a culture, continue to think it "cool" and funny to admit mathematical illiteracy, what does that bode for our ability to improve math education? What message is the President sending to our young people?

Pam



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