Good at Math

is the title of Seth Godin's blog post yesterday. A short contribution. A view on math education through the lens of a marketer, author of 17 best selling books translated into more than 35 languages, a writer about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread marketing, …..
It's because you haven't had a math teacher who cared enough to teach you math. They've probably been teaching you to memorize formulas and to be good at math tests instead.
… we need to get focused and demanding and relentless in getting good at math, at getting our kids good at math ...
It's nothing I could add. Oh wait, only one thing: "getting our kids good at math and programming". Early. Kids are thinking antidisciplinary … they want answers and they are good in organizing to get them. Let them explore and construct things (computationally).