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Re: [Phys-l] Old News That Stays News

"Would you want to go to a doctor who's learned about the concepts but never done the surgery? Would you want your doctor to say, 'I had the right idea when I removed your appendix, though I took out the wrong one?' "

Wrong appendix?

bc thinks H. s. sapiens are not ruminants.

On 2008, Jul 20, , at 10:03, John Denker wrote:

Here's something you don't see every day: An informative, non- polemical,
non-hysterical news article about new math ± old math. renegade.math.parents.ap/index.html

Story Highlights
# Parents sometimes struggle with kids' concept-based math curricula
# Method teach the ideas behind mathematics, rather than rote procedures
# Parents don't understand the new methods; can't help with homework
# Rebel parents teach kids the old -fashioned math methods
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