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Re: Learning and Mathematics: Countryman, writing math
Posted:
Dec 10, 1995 1:01 PM


Although it is clear that we need more time on task, it is my experience that implementing NCTM strategies and including project based work in the classroom adds to rather than subtracts from student learning of traditional materials. The mind is a wondrous thing, especially when not bored.
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On Sun, 10 Dec 1995, Jim LaCasse wrote:
> With all the added material put into the regular Algebras and geometry by > the NCTM goals when are the students going to have the time to master the > basic material? Are we talking about going to a 220 school year here? > Or does Ms. Countryman have only gifted students who do not need to drill > on many topics in order to acquire good skill levels and understanding? > Jim LaCasse >



