I am curious to know what you mean by "essential." Wouldn't it be possible to fit the investigations of fractals within your two most important topics?
Tad Watanabe Towson State University Towson, Maryland
On Thu, 4 May 1995, Andrei TOOM wrote:
> > Dear Eileen, definitely not. There are other topics, much more > essential in elementary, middle and even high school. > The two most important, in my opinion, are word problems > and the coordinate system. > Andrei Toom >