On 10/17/2012 05:30 PM, Robert Hansen
On Oct 17, 2012, at 7:04 PM, Greg Goodknight <firstname.lastname@example.org
The straw man in that argument is that the
Milgrams and Bishops of the world do not disagree with that.
"[S]imply practicing procedures" is the usual caricature
made of those who demand practice to some semblance of
automaticity to be a key part of math education by those who
want to get rid of it.
That isn't a strawman, that is a fib. Technically, a half
fib, or half truth, whichever way you look at it.
It isn't a fib if they believe it, and I suspect they do.
So Wayne, have you stopped teaching your students rote