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Topic: I can't believe it!
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I can't believe it!
Posted: Feb 5, 1998 6:14 PM
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I have graduate degrees in math (and have won many prizes) and I did not
memorize those infamous multiplication facts. Making kids memorize math
facts is a complete waste of precious time. With experience, I've come to
know by heart that 3 x 4 makes twelve; I did not have to spend an evening
memorizing the 4 table!

Genevieve Boulet
Departement d'enseignement au prescolaire et au primaire
Faculte d'education
Universite de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, Quebec
J1K 2R1

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