From: <marctheriault_at_comcast.net>

Date: Fri Mar 25 11:26:01 2005

Date: Fri Mar 25 11:26:01 2005

Discussed the SVS model with a friend of mine, who then forwarded this to me. Hope you enjoy

-- Prayers and Blessings, Marc Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know...

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Marc,

Per our discussion of schools

THE HISTORY of TEACHING MATH

Teaching Math In 1950

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A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5

of the price. What is his profit?

Teaching Math In 1960

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A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5

of the price, or $80. What is his profit?

Teaching Math In 1970

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A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is

$80. Did he make a profit?

Teaching Math In 1980

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A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80

and his profit is $20. Your

assignment: Underline the number 20.

Teaching Math In 1990

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By cutting down beautiful forest trees, the logger makes $20. What do you

think of this way of making a living?

Topic for class participation after answering the question:

How did the forest birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down the

trees. (There are no wrong answers.)

Teaching Math In 2005

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El hachero vende un camion carga por $100. La cuesta de production

es.............

Received on Fri Mar 25 2005 - 11:26:01 EST

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