Math in Danger in the USA
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|David R. Garcia|
|Garcia writes in this article that unlike some of the ancients who revered mathematics for its beauty and mental exercise, Americans tend as a culture to have a very pragmatic attitude toward math. Many might appreciate its value for what material results it can bring but regard it as almost a necessary evil towards the goal of producing beneficial visible results. Contents: The Problem; A Broad Solution; Teachers; Specific Solutions; Learning Math. By David R. Garcia, Imphilo Clinic, Manzini, Swaziland, Africa.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Math Ed Topics:||Public Understanding of Math|
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