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Topic: Re: meaningful standards (fwd)
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Re: meaningful standards (fwd)
Posted: May 30, 1995 5:43 PM
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Steven Means wrote:

>It is NOT significant learning to be given a formula (a generalization)
>and then be prompted to find the missing values and compute an answer
>(unless the lesson is on substitution and/or computation).


But do you agree that it is better to define sine as y/r before having
students try to find the sine of 30 degrees?

Take Care...Harvey Becker






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