Think You Stink at Math? Amazon Wants to Change That.

Read more at: http://recode.net/2016/02/02/think-you-stink-at-math-amazon-wants-to-change-that/

“I stink at math.”

If you have kids, you’ve probably heard that phrase — or maybe you’ve even uttered some variant of it yourself. But in a world where good jobs increasingly require good math skills, that mind-set should no longer be acceptable, according to Rohit Agarwal, general manager of Amazon’s Education business unit.

“We believe that the attitude that it’s okay not to be good at math is just becoming too common,” Agarwal said in an interview. “Developing good math skills is essential to success at life.”

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