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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Who "invented" touch point math?

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From: Joe

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2014102311:32:22
Subject: Re: The Potential Dangers of Teaching Touch Math

Hi, I work as a software engineer and got my bachelor's in computer engineering. At 24 years old (and I can't remember the last time I did this), I just found myself using touch math on a '4' to add it up. I realized how permanent the damage is from learning this method and how mindless it really is. Good write up. Unfortunate that it is still being used. Joe

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