The Dumbing Down Of Our Education

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From a professors perspective. He shows how the dumbing down of our education system by ‘feel good’ math instructions has resulted in a drastic decrease in the quality of education.

For those who would argue that traditional methods of teaching mathematics will not work, here is a recent report on how Singapores tough approach is working wonders in the Los Angeles Unified School District, see here.

Link via CarpeDiem who has more here.

One Response to “The Dumbing Down Of Our Education”

  1. adriana says:

    True, and with that dumbing down is an emphasis on too much TV for young kids and not enough healthy academic competition.

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