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Computerbasedmath.org announced that Estonia will be the first country to make use of its revolutionary and widely praised rethink of math education in a project to build a new school statistics course.


“Since the start of computerbasedmath.org, I’ve been asking, ‘Which country will be first?’” said Conrad Wolfram, Founder. “Now we have the answer: it’s Estonia.”
Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Education and Research, Estonia, said, “In the last century, we led the world in connecting classrooms to the internet. Now we want to lead the world in rethinking education in the technology-driven world.”

Central to the worldwide mission of computerbasedmath.org is the creation of new curricula and materials from the ground up that, for the first time, reflect fundamental changes in the application of mathematics outside education—changes brought about by computers doing most of the calculations, not humans.
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15 Feb 2013