From: Lawrence A. Parker [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 9:39 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: RE: perspective for 5th grade, thinking or not taught?
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"