Us & Them: Remembering New Math & Common Core

Aug 3, 2017

When conservatives and liberals fight about school curriculum, the disagreements aren’t just about science and history. Even math has been a battleground in the culture wars. 

On this week's episode of the "Us & Them" podcast: how America approaches the teaching of mathematics. From the New Math and No Child Left Behind to Common Core, how we teach addition, subtraction, multiplication and division can literally cause division.

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