Anita shared this comic on her blog earlier. This cartoon made me think of today’s poor elementary kids learning Math at public schools.
Seems that now days, the way you and I learned multiplication and division is too old fashioned to teach. Don’t believe me? Check out this quick and well-delivered video for some alarming new Math trends that American public schools are adopting. I feel that while some of these new methods are entertaining and enjoyable to teach, they should NOT replace standard nationally-used algorithms.
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