Tag: Education

Tomorrow’s Jobs Demand We Reinvent Mathematical Education Today

“In the future, there will be only two kinds of people: people who know math and people who work for them.” These words were said to me a few years ago by […]

STEM Shortage In The US: Yes, But Not For The Obvious Reasons

Over the last few years there has been a lot written about the shortage of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) graduates in the US. Walter Hickey, in a piece […]

Great Scientist ≠ Good at Math

There is a great short piece on WSJ.com E.O. Wilson, biologist and professor emeritus at Harvard. His little essay argues that kids who are not great at match should not […]

Bankers in School?

Interesting note today about UK scheme to have bankers teach financial basics in schools: The plans are part of a campaign by more than 200 MPs to make financial education […]