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Topic: Why do so many of us hate math?
Replies: 15   Last Post: Jun 28, 2014 9:45 AM

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Anna Roys

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Re: Why do so many of us hate math?
Posted: Jun 26, 2014 11:10 AM
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Robert, in my opinion, it doesn't matter that there may be options in the
future for students, because the issue at hand is that some students are
sitting there in the classroom not getting it when other students having
just gone through the same lesson are happily working their problems.

I keep finding myself annoyed at your elitist type discriminating posts
where you seem to place yourself and those like you in some special
category looking down on everyone else who does not find math easy like
you do.

As a teacher who really cares about her students' success, I assert that
all students can learn, they just start at different points in any given

To answer your question," help with what?"

It is help with the problems in front of them and/or the same lesson
presented in another way so that they can understand - not some illusive
option in the future.

Maybe you need help becoming more human. 8)

>> On Jun 25, 2014, at 7:45 PM, Robert Hansen <> wrote
>> I think the issue we should be looking at is why we say things like what

Anna said in a previous post?
>> "The students that tell me they hate or are not good at Math are the

ones who need the most help.?
>> They need the most help with what? To think like we think? I think what

they need are options and the last time I checked, this world is full of
them. So I guess I don?t understand the religious crusade or why students
that don?t like mathematics or are not good at mathematics need the most
help. Maybe people that think that way need the most help.:)
>> Bob Hansen

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