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Re: meaningful standards (fwd)
Posted: May 31, 1995 10:59 AM
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>The way I see it.....1)we show a kid how to add two fractions with
>unlike denominators....
>Harvey Becker

I really have trouble with this. How about: we help a kid figure out how
to add two fractions with unlike denominators (easily done with

Note that the manipulatives provide the reality context; I suspect most
kids would find them more interesting than the atmosphere on Mars.


Judy Roitman, Mathematics Department
Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66049

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