A term that describes why math students in Singapore outperform their counterparts in the United States: immigration, foreign talent, and inclusiveness.

* About half of math educators—teachers, authors, editors—are foreign-born.

* Locals welcome bright foreign students to raise the educational standards.

* Affirmative action for Malay Muslim students to help them keep up with others.

* About half of math educators—teachers, authors, editors—are foreign-born.

* Locals welcome bright foreign students to raise the educational standards.

* Affirmative action for Malay Muslim students to help them keep up with others.

In education, Singapore spends a fraction of what the United States invests on each student, and American politicians are trying to figure out why Singapore math trumps US math.

via giphy

by MathPlus November 22, 2016