Something Isn't Adding Up: Why Americans are Bad at Math
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 946 , Segment 4
Episode: California Fires, Nuclear Energy, Secure Design, American Math
- Nov 19, 2018 10:00 pm
- 15:27 mins
Guest: James W. Stigler, Professor of Developmental Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles Compared to many other wealthy countries, America’s 15-year-old rank near the bottom on math achievement. And the problem clearly starts earlier: just a third of eighth graders tested proficient at their grade level on math last year, according to US Department of Education.