Episode

6/2 Andrew Hacker: Is High School Math a Waste of Time?

June 2, 2016

More Libertarian insanity and President Obama calls for an expansion of Social Security.

Andrew Hacker a Professor of Political Science, Queens College and author of he Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusionsexplains why Math is over taught in high school and community college. Is Math the austerity of the school curriculum. How Math became a religion. How we learn Math. The intellectual stagnation in Math teaching. Why we need fewer STEM students. Why we need imagination. The data era and how to move towards reform.

On The Fun Half: A Libertarian gives us his thoughts on Social Security, but somehow his phone didn’t work. How retirement works. Libertarians are insane. Debating Math instruction. Bernie Sanders owns Right Wing hack Radio Show hosts. Crazy anti Transgender extremist is a Governor. Should we have universal basic income? Prison reform, cause for hope? And your calls and IMs.

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