What a Quantitative Literacy Course Should Look Like

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times discussed what a good quantitative literacy course should look like. Unlike the algebra-precalculus-calculus sequence or even a class in AP statistics, quantitative literacy is specifically designed for students who are not interested in a STEM major, teaching them how to view numbers to make sense of the world and be an informed citizen.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/opinion/sunday/the-wrong-way-to-teach-math.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad&_r=0

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