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Topic: Saxon ad
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Dagfinn Eggen

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Re: Saxon ad
Posted: Feb 27, 1995 8:54 AM
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At 03:03 PM 26/2/95, Tad Watanabe wrote:
>On Sun, 26 Feb 1995, Dagfinn Eggen wrote:

>> >
>> The most important thing about calculators at K-4 level (AM I RIGHT WHEN I
>> SAY THAT K-4 IS ABOUT 10 YEARS OLD CHILDREN?) is, in my opinion, that it is
>> a tool for computing (AND NOT PIMARILY FOR PROBLEM SOLVING!!) that means
>> that ordinary division, multiplication, subtraction and adding becomes much
>> easier.

>Yes, therefore, they are wonderful tools for prblem solving.

>> I remember myself back in early 70's when I bought a CASIO calculator by
>> mail order. I sat hours just multiplying and dividing and found that big
>> numbers was no big obstacle any more. (At that time I have been studying
>> math at university levels for some time.)

>Would it be too much to think that children, even in K-4, will think



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