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Topic: Janet Smith's "Home Improvement" game
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Andre TOOM

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Registered: 12/3/04
Re: Janet Smith's "Home Improvement" game
Posted: Nov 4, 1995 8:43 AM
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Dear Karen, your commitment to standards is obvious.
The question is which standards.
Andrei Toom

On Sat, 4 Nov 1995, Karen Dee Michalowicz wrote:

> Dear Janet,
>
> Thank you for your posting. It is obvious you are dedicated to
> the standards and good teaching.
>
> You will never satisfy Andrei. He
> is not an educator. This is apparant when he writes back to ask
> the age of your students. Everyone that I know, including
> university people know the age of eighth graders. Also, the
> questions he wants you to respond to are the
> questions of someone ignorant of middle school mathematics
> educational practices.
>
> It is my opinion that he should not be writing to this list.
> Of course, my opinion may sound elitist. However, I believe
> the list is designed for those who are some way involved with
> NCTM standards. He isn't.
>
> I downloaded your posting. If you have other information
> already written, I would love to receive it.
> --
>
> Cheers!
>
> Karen Dee
>
> Math History Lives!
>
> Karen Dee Michalowicz VQUEST Math Lead Teacher/Trainer
> Upper School Mathematics Chair Virginia Quality Education
> The Langley School in Sciences and Technology
> 1411 Balls Hill Rd, McLean, VA
> 22012 USA
> 703-356-1920(w) E-Mail: kmichalo@pen.k12.va.us
> Fax: (703) 790-9712 --or-- KarenDM@aol.com
>
>


Andrei Toom toom@the-college.iwctx.edu






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