The issue of balance between procedural fluency and conceptual understanding in mathematics has served as a dividing line in education. Some believe that understanding of a procedure or algorithm must precede the procedure/algorithm itself—and if it doesn’t precede it, it should…
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While you’re waiting for “Traditional Math” to be published, you could be reading my book “Out on Good Behavior”. It chronicles my experiences teaching…
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The current slew of math textbooks tend to overload lessons with concepts. Newer teachers fall prey to such practice and cram too much information into…
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Many new subscribers have signed up to Traditional Math, and I thank all of you. As I’ve indicated, the book chapters are complete so no more will be…
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I believe strongly in how math should be taught which happens to be what has come to be known as the traditional method. Nevertheless, when I am…
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I thank all of you for subscribing to my Substack account. The draft chapters I’ve posted here are just that: Draft. I’m in the process of putting the…
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I’m working on revising the draft chapters of Traditional Math. I expect the book will be out in October or November of this year. If you’re looking for…
I posted the last of the draft chapters of “Traditional Math” last week. Now I’m in the process of revising. The book should be out in the fall. I thank…
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