Thursday, April 8, 2010

'Math wars' over national standards may erupt again in California


'Math wars' over national standards may erupt again in California by Sharon Nogushi, SJ Mercury News, 03/31/10

While math formulas and properties may be delightfully precise, how best to teach them to children is not. As the United States prepares for the first time to adopt nationwide K-12 "common core" standards, mathematicians and educators are split.

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