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RE: perspective for 5th grade, thinking or not taught?

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From: Lawrence A. Parker (occti_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 07:38:32 PST


With all this talk about using rulers and teaching the kids measuring
and measurements, I noticed that most(/all?) of you are talking about
Standard rulers. Are none of you teaching or using Metric?

Lawrence A. Parker
Philosopher and Educational Consultant

> We are using a simplified ruler with
> only 1" marks at this level and they are understanding the
> basics. Our second graders are using rulers marked to 1 1/2"

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