Aspen Ideas Festival

Deep Dive: Is Math Important?

Season 1 Episode 51 | 1h 18m 33s

Math is not just the language of numbers. It is also not just a subject for school children. What math, if any is important for adults? Where does America stand in the world in math and how can we improve? Is it the teaching? What kind of preparation do our youth need to succeed? What do we know about other kids in the world and how they perform — and why?

Aired: 06/29/15

Rating: NR

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The Aspen Institute produces the Aspen Ideas Festival in concert with its partner, The Atlantic.