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From: ED

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2004020714:51:26
Subject: Re: reply:math series

I totally agree with your opinion of Connected Math from elementary
through middle school through high school.  Students with language
related learning disabilites struggle with learning the concepts and
there definitely is not enough practice.  Learning does not "stick"
And yes, parents are not encouraged or enabled to help their children.

Many parents are hiring private tutors or sending their children to
KUMON  centers to enable their children to learn basic math facts and
processes.   The difficulty with the language in the word problems
still exists and so their math education is fragmented.

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