
Re: Why trig?
Posted:
Apr 3, 1997 9:46 AM


Mr. Roach says... >Apparently Mr. Price idea of teaching mathematics is to provide students >with job training. I wonder what he would make of history or music or >literature. Are teachers of those subjects providing their students with >job skills? >
As a teacher of both Math and Music I find this interesting. The first line of the "Homework" sections of my math class outlines begins "Like any other art form, to do math well you need practice."
I work hard on applied and integrated curriculum, but it's important to remember the artistic aspects of math as well.
Mark
Mark and Jane Priniski N9057 Hwy 102 priniski@newnorth.net Rib Lake, WI 54470

