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This is the problem with the students inability to measure too many
teachers have assumed that they know how. I learned early in my child's
life never to assume they know everything, or can learn it on their on.
When we bought him his first camera, after taking several pictures he
opened the camera to see the pictures. I knew that you should never
expose the film and never thought to tell him. I think when we are using
measuring in our lessons that we need to review how to do it from the
beginning. My sculpture professor in college would reteach at the
beginning of the semester. It was surprising to me the number that had
never used a ruler. How can that be? Advise is never assume they know!
Sandra in AL
Patricia Knott wrote:
> I understand everyone's frustration with today's students' seeming
> inability to handle simple tasks that most of us take for granted.
> Skills we think somebody else is teaching.
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