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Do Americans Stink a t Math?”

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Haim

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Re: RE: Elizabeth Green’ s “Why
Do Americans Stink a t Math?”

Posted: Jul 27, 2014 11:10 PM
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Rose Hart Posted: Jul 27, 2014 2:06 PM

>In the US, one teacher teachers many subjects, in none
>of which they are experts.


Exactly right, Rose. In the U.S., we have a system of elementary education in which teachers are required to teach math but they are not required to know math. It would be unbelievable, but for the fact that it is true.

Haim

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