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Topic: Teaching people
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Herman Rubin

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Teaching people
Posted: Jun 2, 2006 11:58 AM
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In article <1149251589.595798.265630@c74g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>,
Old Mac User <chendrixstats@juno.com> wrote:

>The difference between us is stark.

>You teach statistics.

>I teach people.

>Be of good cheer... OMU

This is the anti-educational answer given by educationists.

This attitude, from elementary school on, is a major cause
of the poor education. The educationists, when asked how
they teach mathematics, stated:

We don't teach mathematics. We teach CHILDREN.
This address is for information only. I do not claim that these views
are those of the Statistics Department or of Purdue University.
Herman Rubin, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
hrubin@stat.purdue.edu Phone: (765)494-6054 FAX: (765)494-0558

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