New math equals trouble, education expert says

New math equals trouble, education expert says
Sep 21, 2011 CBC News

The answer is simple: old math is greater than new math, according to the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.

The study, titled Math Instruction that Makes Sense, “demonstrates conclusively that traditional math education methods are superior to the highly ineffective, discovery-based instructional techniques that are in vogue now in educational curricula,” said a news release from the public policy think tank.

Math Instruction That Makes Sense   (download the report)
By Michael Zwaagstra  September 2011   The Frontier Centre for Public Policy

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