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"I watched several documentaries on the comparisons of how Chinese children learn to count and US. As an educator and a parent, I'm concerned about the long term implications it has on the ability of our students to comprehend math. Thankfully you're out there creating innovative tech. Technology is the great equalizer, it opens up worlds for children."

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-Marcello R, Italy

"As a speaker of both English and Chinese, I agree that the Chinese numbering system makes way more sense and is easier to learn. Even when you factor the characters in, you only need to learn to write ten characters to be able to represent 1-99, learn another 2 and you can do 0-999, another one and it's 0-9999, etc."

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What's wrong with the numbers we teach U.S. children today?

Dear Parents, Teachers, and People who care:

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"The U.S. is at the bottom of math education and nobody seems to know how to fix it."

-Jimmy Fallon
Host of The Tonight Show on NBC

Science proves how to fix U.S. math education, but it's not in schools yet.

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"The number system in English is highly irregular. Not so in China, Japan and Korea. They have a logical counting system. Eleven is ten one. Twelve is ten two. Twenty-four is two ten four, and so on."

-Malcolm Gladwell
From the #1 New York Times Bestselling book, Outliers

From the Wall Street Journal

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The trouble starts at 11. English has a unique word for the number, while Chinese, Japanese and Korean have words like "ten one".

-Wall Street Journal

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Top 40 World Math Education - Skills Testing K-12

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The Countries With Most STEM Graduates


4.7M STEM grads / 17M birth rate = 27% STEM grads

2.6M STEM grads / 26M birth rate = 10% STEM grads

.56M STEM grads / 4M birth rate = 14% STEM grads

.2M STEM grads / 2M birth rate = 10% STEM grads

.2M STEM grads / 1M birth rate = 20% STEM grads

Source: World Economic Forum

Percentage of STEM Grads Per Capita

Source: World Economic Forum


Top 20% - Science-based numbers like "Ten One"

China - 27%

Japan - 20%

Bottom 80% - Unique words like "Eleven"

USA - 14%

India - 10%

Indonesia - 10%

Percentage of U.S. High School Grads Who Are Ready For College Math

% of U.S. High School Graduates Meeting ACT College Readiness Benchmark in Maths

Source: The Condition Of College & Career Readiness 2018

Percentage of U.S. Population With College Degree

Percent of U.S. Population over age 25 who have earned a Bachelor's Degree or above

Source: U.S. Census

How Much More $$$ Do College Grads Make?

The difference in median annual earnings of college vs high school grads - when each generation were ages 25-32

Source: Pew Research Center

40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5

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