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world of weird things podcast: how we teach math doesn’t add up
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world of weird things podcast: how we teach math doesn’t add up

If we want more kids to pursue careers in STEM, they need to study math. But what type of math they study matters.

are today’s science funding recommendations doing more harm than good?
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are today’s science funding recommendations doing more harm than good?

Studies about America's supposed shortfalls in STEM education have been taken at face value for years. But a thorough review casts doubt on their methods and conclusions.

so how many humanities scholars do we need?
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so how many humanities scholars do we need?

Despite the fears of humanities scholars, plenty of students are choosing artistic majors over STEM ones. And they're in for a rough time after they get their diplomas.