Nobel winner says maths counts

Posted on: October 3rd, 2012 by jdelgre

Mathematics is one of the most important subject that we teach in school.  The high-tech jobs of the future will require mastery of not only elementary subjects like algebra and geometry, but of advanced mathematical topics like calculus, discrete mathematics, and statistics.  If mathematics is truly that crucial for finding a well-paying job in the future, isn’t it logical that superior teachers of mathematics be paid more than, say, teachers of theology or a social science?  Shouldn’t a lot more resources be directed to mathematics education?  A Nobel Laureate weighs in…

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