The importance of math to jobs, society, and thinking has exploded over the last few decades. Meanwhile, math education has gotten stuck or has even slipped backward. Why has this chasm opened up? It's all about computers: when they do the calculating, people can work on harder questions, try more concepts, and play with a multitude of new ideas.
computerbasedmath.org is a project to build a completely new math curriculum with computer-based computation at its heart—alongside a campaign to refocus math education away from historical hand-calculating techniques and toward relevant and conceptually interesting topics.
We are searching for students, parents, educators, and leaders to help us make this major change. Signing up can just mean you'd like us to keep you informed as we pull together resources, ideas, and conferences. But if you can help, please tell us. It might be testing out materials or joining our team.