# Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers

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Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers

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TED Talk: From rockets to stock markets, math powers many of humanity's most thrilling creations. So why do kids lose interest? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming.

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Conrad Wolfram

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2010-07

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Conrad Wolfram, “Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers,”

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