440 Davis Court #1602

San Francisco, CA 94111-2496

415 781 5700

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CONTACTSSUBJECTSHumorous Examples New Math 0403 - .. 0404 - Summary/Objective 0405 - 040501 - Follow up ref SDS 20 3136. 040502 - 040503 - Received, ref DRT 1 0001, a humorous letter from Bill tracing the 040504 - progression of culture through education teaching math, from 1950s 040505 - 040506 - The question gives the answer, and tells the student to simply 040507 - underline it, ref DRT 1 2069; and the question that says there are "no 040508 - wrong answers," ref DRT 1 5320, reflect "dumbing down" of education. 040509 - 040510 -[On 991127 Uncle Jim commented on "new math." ref SDS 23 4320]040511 - 040512 - There was some nostalga in the question phrased in the jargon of set 040513 - theory, because I got in at the beginning of this effort, as a high 040514 - school freshman in 1960 taking a special algebra class, so I relate 040515 - more to the question in Bill's list for 1970. ref DRT 1 3136 040516 - 040517 -[On 991025 Ross says Ross is enjoying math and science at their040518 - new school in New York. ref SDS 22 0817] 040519 - 040520 - 040521 - 040522 - 040523 - 040524 - 0406 -