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Re: Math Ed.
Posted:
Dec 5, 1995 1:08 PM


At 4:09 PM 12/4/95, FlanaganHyde wrote:
>The oftasked question "When are we going to need this?" is only a >testimony to the degree to which our mathematics curriculum is divorced >from its roots. I see one dimension of the standards as an attempt to >reintegrate this important root. >
We should remember, also, that its roots include human curiosity about the world, love of pattern and symmetry, and just plain fun as well as "real world applications."
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