Date: Jul 2, 1995 12:47 PM
Author: Norm Krumpe
Subject: Re: fractions,don't teach them!!
>Why not skip fractions all together? Wait for middle school where you can

>teach the whole concept in a couple of days? I know my young daughter has

>had a heck of time with frations for two years now. What's the point when

>you can do so much with integers?

>(get out the "old" standards and look at the data analysis stuff)

>

>Kent

>

I would assume (and hope) that you are not serious. "Teach the whole

concept in a couple days?" Sure. Why not. Then, over the next couple

days, teach all of geometry, and during the next week, take care of algebra

and calculus.

Norm Krumpe