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Topic: Saxon Politics
Replies: 21   Last Post: Sep 27, 1995 8:08 PM

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Mary K. Hannigan

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Re: Saxon Politics
Posted: Sep 27, 1995 8:08 PM
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At 11:46 pm 9/26/95, Lou Talman wrote:
>On 26 Sept 1995, Dan Hart wrote:

>> Let's understand. Saxon books are textbooks.
>Sometime during the 1940's, Mark Van Doren wrote:

>> Textbooks are pernicious at any stage of education if they are given
>> more to do than teach the teacher what some greater master of the
>> subject knows.

>--Lou Talman

I would really hesitate to say that textbook authors are necessarily
greater masters of mathematics or teaching in such a sweeping manner. There
are always exceptions, but...

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