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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The eternal problem of how best to teach mathematics introduced.
(Summit, New Jersey: Kevin Newman) The new emphasis on exploring math rather than teaching mechanics of math featured; scenes shown from a fourth grade classroom. [Teacher Kristine HOLLOD, CalState mathematician professor Wayne BISHOP, parent Regina McAULEY - assess modern teaching techniques.] [At math teachers conference, National Council of Mathematics Teachers Glenda LAPPAN - stresses memorizing facts.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of math on ABCNews.com noted.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Newman, Kevin
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