Posts filed under: The Numeracy Project

While arguably a very simple mathematical concept, “order of magnitude” is an idea that appears to ellude both young children and full-grown adults. This is unfortunate, because concept can have profound ramifications on personal finance, employment outcomes, entrepreneurship and everything...
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Ask yourself how many times you’ve come to the conclusion that people are this way or that way, that the world is this way or that way, that life is this way or that way. Democrats are such and such....
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I’m convinced that innumeracy is to the 21st century as illiteracy was to the 20th century. In other words, it is an intellectual plague that must be addressed in order for society to truly progress. This is why one of...
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