On 10/17/2012 05:30 PM, Robert Hansen wrote: > > On Oct 17, 2012, at 7:04 PM, Greg Goodknight <firstname.lastname@example.org > <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote: > >> The straw man in that argument is that the Milgrams and Bishops of >> the world do not disagree with that. "[S]imply practicing procedures" >> is the usual caricature made of those who demand practice to some >> semblance of automaticity to be a key part of math education by those >> who want to get rid of it. > > That isn't a strawman, that is a fib. Technically, a half fib, or half > truth, whichever way you look at it.
It isn't a fib if they believe it, and I suspect they do.
> > So Wayne, have you stopped teaching your students rote procedure yet?:) > > Bob Hansen