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Rebecca Corwin

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Re: Word Problems-a view fr
Posted: Dec 15, 1995 10:02 PM
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Reply to: RE>>Word Problems-a view from a student

This is a fascinating response, Kent. Could you expand it so we could get a
better sense of your reasons? I think some of us believe it does matter.
Perhaps some also believe it doesn't. But citing reasons is always helpful
so that others can get a glimpse into your reasoning. It's hard to learn
from a simple statement of opinion--reasons, evidence, etc. help others to

Rebecca Corwin
Lesley College
Cambridge, MA
.......a college without email.....

>> One question I have is: how do we decide what of the vast
>> amounts of material out there do we teach? Who will
>> decide? You? Andrei Toom? Me? God help us!

>Exactly. That the decisions are difficult does not relieve
>all of us and each of us of the responsibility--freely
>undertaken when we decided to become teachers--of making
>--Lou Talman

>>It doesn't matter what you teach.


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