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Topic: Of Sequence and Success
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Louis Talman

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Re: Of Sequence and Success
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 5:55 PM
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On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Robert Hansen <> wrote:

> On Nov 2, 2012, at 3:19 PM, kirby urner <> wrote:
> The
> primacy of arithmetic is simply an artifact of a curriculum that
> denies entry to those who haven't acquired proficiency at arithmetic.
> This statement by Lou needs to be backed up with examples of
> arithmetic-less children yet with mathematical development.

I gave an excellent example you seem to have chosen to ignore.

And I said nothing about calculators.

--Louis A. Talman
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State College of Denver


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