09 Nov '17, 4pm

Jeff Bezos teaches his kids math with a strategy that's made Singapore the best in the world

Jeff Bezos teaches his kids math with a strategy that's made Singapore the best in the world

American schools don't teach math the same way. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie use Singapore math to teach their kids mathematics. It's an approach used predominantly in South Asia. Singapore outperformed all other countries on a worldwide math exam. Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and richest person in the world , has amassed his wealth by being creative and trying out unorthodox solutions to problems. It seems he and his wife MacKenzie use the same approach for their children's education. "We tried all sorts of things ... Mandarin lessons, the Singapore math program, and lots of clubs and sports with other neighborhood kids," MacKenzie told Vogue. Learning a second language has been proven to offer educational benefits, and team activities help to create well-adjusted kids. But what exactly is the Singapore math program MacKenzie mentioned? Singapore m...

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