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Philny    Posted 01-10-2019 at 21:10:34 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Have my youngest grandson was up tonight and come time for him to do son his math homework oh boy.they have quit teaching kids math now they put everything in boxes. They no longer learn multiplication tables itís ridiculous,the poor kid got frustrated,we got though it somehow. I have three daughters two of them are teachers his mother is a RN .

    2NTony    Posted 01-11-2019 at 11:19:24 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • My wife and I have been raising three grand kids for almost three years. They are now 10, 8 and 6. I am a college graduate, and something of a math wiz, thanks to Mrs Clark in the 2nd Grade. She had a ruler and wasn't afraid to use it on your butt, knuckles or head. We were terrified of her. But, we memorized the math tables. When I started helping the 10 year old I was stymied by the methods used to teach math and asked for a conference with the math teacher. She gave me the best advise I was ever given. She said, "At the end of the day, 2 plus 2 is still 4, and I don't care how you get there. The answer is always the same. My 10 old has memorized the math tables just like I did, but without the physical punishment. Tony

    Farmer Dan    Posted 01-11-2019 at 05:52:37 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I remember my Father teaching me math with a box of .69 caliber lead balls. I made it through 2 years of algebra with a pen and paper and maintained a 4.0. Bet this new math is a lot different. I still have that box of balls and the pistol he made that fires them.

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