What Is Wrong with How We Are Teaching Math?
|Above image copied from Five Ways to Add Multi-digit Whole Numbers|
When I was in grade school, we were drilled only on the first method. One could only imagine the pain and frustration a child experiences if drilled on all five different ways. Practicing several times is certainly not wrong especially on the fundamental skills or concepts. Neil Aggarwal writes the following thoughtful note as an answer to the question, "How are we teaching math wrong?":
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