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Thanks for this. I now see where the claim that these problems are age-appropriate might have originated.

I agree.]]>Jan 18, 2013 9:58:30 PMJan 18, 2013 9:58:30 PMewall@umich.edu0Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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I agree that most tests show a disappointing picture, but that just scratches the surface. On the]]>Jan 18, 2013 6:04:43 PMJan 18, 2013 6:04:43 PMjerepst@att.net0Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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On Jan 18, 2013, at 4:09 PM, Ze'ev Wurman <zeev@ieee.org> wrote:

> What our > students are most]]>Jan 18, 2013 4:55:46 PMJan 18, 2013 4:55:46 PMsyscore0Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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Regarding your first statement, that students are mostly not competent in mathematics, why did you have to do a study? All of]]>Jan 18, 2013 4:48:59 PMJan 18, 2013 4:48:59 PMsyscore1Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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understanding of geometry, and that hyperbola is typically mentioned in Algebra]]>Jan 18, 2013 4:09:55 PMJan 18, 2013 4:09:55 PMzeev@ieee.org2Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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assumes, that you believe most students don't have. Diagnostic testing I]]>Jan 18, 2013 4:09:35 PMJan 18, 2013 4:09:35 PMjerepst@att.net2Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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Thanks for this.

That seems to dovetail with my 'ancient' middle school teaching experiences. However, there has been]]>Jan 18, 2013 3:07:10 PMJan 18, 2013 3:07:10 PMewall@umich.edu3Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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8th Grade Mathematics Test.

The first one does not work. ]]>Jan 18, 2013 2:50:27 PMJan 18, 2013 2:50:27 PMstarcap50@aol.com4Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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My reason for assessing the sample problems as "advanced" is that their level of difficulty and prerequisite knowledge for]]>Jan 18, 2013 2:38:10 PMJan 18, 2013 2:38:10 PMstarcap50@aol.com3Re: [math-learn] middle school math problems
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While I haven't taught middle school since 1995, some of these problems seem to call on knowledge which isn't in the repertoire]]>Jan 18, 2013 12:21:12 PMJan 18, 2013 12:21:12 PMewall@umich.edu0