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the new math: old battle of the lovees was: PDP1 3573


the new math: old battle of the lovees was: PDP1 3574
Ah, I understand now. Spanish in Florida sounds sensible. I didn't grow up in the city section of...

When I was in HS (about 7 years before the film Stand and Deliver, so about the same time as events), it was recognized that 1 hr. was barely adequate to set up experiments in science clbuttes. We tried an experiment: math-sci clbuttes were paired for alternating 2 hour blocks: 10: bio-geometry, 11: chem-alg.2, 12th physics-calculus. I went into this as a senior: the problem was not enough students signing up for calculus (18, I think the admin must have fabricated 2 student on books because clbuttes were supposed to have 20 students: all but 2 Asian). More students were taking physics than paired with calculus (2 clbuttes worth). I was amazed that these guys were attempting to learn physics w-o calculus: but it is doable (a crazy idea in the end for college bound students). Similarly in college, I witnessed a geographer teach math weak students about FFTs. It is doable (in the latter case even better than math profs in that case).

The short answer is it is doable, but generality suffers.

"Critical" and "analysis" are no-no words in certain feel good sectors.

Blame parents.

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