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Norm Krumpe

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Re: fractions,don't teach them!!
Posted: Jul 2, 1995 12:47 PM
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>Why not skip fractions all together? Wait for middle school where you can
>teach the whole concept in a couple of days? I know my young daughter has
>had a heck of time with frations for two years now. What's the point when
>you can do so much with integers?
>(get out the "old" standards and look at the data analysis stuff)

I would assume (and hope) that you are not serious. "Teach the whole
concept in a couple days?" Sure. Why not. Then, over the next couple
days, teach all of geometry, and during the next week, take care of algebra
and calculus.

Norm Krumpe

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