On Oct 18, 2012, at 2:43 PM, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

The fundamental fact (/difficulty) we need to work with is that a majority of students come out of school fearing/loathing math.  This is not natural,

Seems to be natural. Piano lessons, the same result. So there is the common thread. If you want to gain something from the endeavor, it takes work. Work not fun.

Bob Hansen