Date: Nov 12, 2012 1:28 PM
Author: Robert Hansen
Subject: Re: How teaching factors rather than multiplicand & multiplier confuses kids!

On Nov 12, 2012, at 1:12 PM, kirby urner <> wrote:

> Lots of visualizations. We
> enrolled my daughter there in large part because of the strong STEM.
> She's now strong in STEM (as well as being a state debate champion --
> takes after her dad in some ways).

When you say "She's now strong in STEM" what do you mean? It seems that you are saying she wasn't before but now she is. What is it that you see that makes you feel that she is "now strong in STEM"? Just curious. With my son I look for his instincts and technical abilities to grow. Formal reasoning and problem solving.

Bob Hansen