
Re: The monkeysense is more important than you think.
Posted:
Oct 25, 2013 7:28 PM


Could be, dunno. In the early grades, competent reading trumps everything else but competence in arithmetic through ordinary fractions with plenty of ratio and proportion problems, is (always speaking statistically) essential for success in secondary math. Beyond that:
Clifford Adelman's "Answers in the Toolbox" (US Dept of Ed) http://www.ed.gov/pubs/Toolbox/toolbox.html
And its update:
Adelman, C., The Toolbox Revisited: Paths to Degree Completion From High School Through College Us Dept. of Education 2006. It says "order online at www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html
Wayne
At 08:52 AM 10/25/2013, Louis Talman wrote: >On Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:56:09 0600, Wayne Bishop <wbishop@calstatela.edu> >wrote: > >> a solid math base greases the skids for later academic success, even in >>nonmath disciplines > > >You're contradicting Bob, here. > > >Louis A. Talman > Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Metropolitan State University of Denver > > <http://rowdy.msudenver.edu/~talmanl>

