
Re: Math Wars Philosophizing in the NY Times
Posted:
Jun 21, 2013 2:38 PM



On Jun 21, 2013, at 1:19 PM, Wayne Bishop <wbishop@calstatela.edu> wrote:
> Perhaps I'm not following people carefully enough but I had the idea that you were dissing the importance of competence (read automaticity) in arithmetic through ordinary fractions, ratio and proportion, and percentages starting from early grade timed fluency with elementary number facts.
No, Joe is fine with all that, as long as they are associated with pictograms.:) Just kidding. As far as I could tell, Joe was on the side of arithmetic and GS on the side of OPMS.
Bob Hansen

