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Re: Doubling math classes
Posted:
Feb 20, 1995 10:06 PM


>............ but I would recommend that the students not double up >to get a year ahead. Even if they do, they should not use advanced >placement tests to test out of the first year of college math. Don't >rush it, study each topic thoroughly.
I agree 100%..... The courses we teach in high school are enough! Why is it that people have this need to know everything by age 14?? What is the big rush? My fifth grader already knows algebra! Tom Wagner is correct....as we approach age 50, who cares one lick that we "gained" a year somewhere back around age 17?
Harvey Becker Woodside High School Math Department



