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Topic: New Math: What am I missing?
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Greg Matheson

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Re: New Math: What am I missing?
Posted: Mar 7, 2007 2:25 AM
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On Tue, 06 Mar 2007, Domenico Rosa wrote:

> The excessive formalism and abstraction of the SMSG new math
> was criticized in an open letter, signed by 75 leading
> mathematicians, that was published in the American Mathematical
> MONTHLY in 1962 ("On the mathematics curriculum of the high
> school", Vol 69, pp. 189-193).


This appears to be this essay:
http://michel.delord.free.fr/kline62.html

They seem to see a conflict between the ideas of mathematicians
and educators. They also seem to see the possibility of another
one between the new and the old.

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