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Bettermarks, Better Math

How the founder of the ImmobilienScout24 online marketplace wants to revolutionize math classes.

Arndt Kwiatkowski wants to revolutionize math classes.

It's a sunny day in Hamburg. Arndt Kwiatkowski – born in 1962, athletic build, tanned complexion – strolls on the lush grass of Jenisch Park in the district of Othmarschen. There’s a splendid view of the Elbe River and its sailboats and freighters from here. The founder and former managing director of Immobilien-Scout24 loves this city. But he spends his weekdays working in Berlin. He wants to start a revolution from there. His new company, called Bettermarks, seeks to turn education on its head – all around the world. With the help of a learning program of the same name, Kwiatkowski wants to fundamentally change the way people teach and learn mathematics. “Incremental steps of further development will take you only so far,” he says. “What we’re doing amounts to disruptive change – which is the only way to enter a new dimension.”

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Bettermarks, better math

 

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