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Re: Conflation
Posted:
Mar 16, 2014 8:07 PM


On Mar 16, 2014, at 7:04 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner@gmail.com> wrote:
> When your son spirals back through here, in the realm of estimation and permitted "fuzziness" may I recommend unittesting?
When we get to unit testing, in 3 years, I?ll keep that in mind.:)
The real culprit in this case is not enough of this?
http://books.google.com/books?id=DK4XAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
And too much of this?
http://www.fldoe.org/pdf/mathfs.pdf
They are just touching dozens of touch points without practicing any of it. A math text should be problem focused and the problems should be many and they should get progressively more sophisticated as the concepts make their way into the material.
Bob Hansen



