4 LESSONS LEARNED FROM EDUCATION
- Just as reading and writing were essential for success in an industrial economy, math literacy is essential for an information economy.
- In order to achieve success for a critical mass of Americans, there will a need to be a focus on providing math literacy to the bottom quartile.
- The objective of the education program has to be to get the students to learn and communicate/challenge each other about the materials.
- After the establishment of what to teach and how to teach it strategies and tactics have to be developed to incorporate the new approaches to math literacy in school systems.