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December 20, 2008

Christmas Joy

My daughter, Katie, comes home from college today so I get to go to the airport to pick her up in half an hour! My children She’s the one on the far right. I can’t wait to see her!! The rest are Larissa, David, Matthew, and Andrew. Merry Christmas to all who will be seeing

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Arithmetic for a Slave

In their 1920 book How to Measure, Guy Wilson and Kremer Hoke describe what they call “the newer psychology in arithmetic.” They say (the bold parts are my emphasis): The arithmetic of a generation ago was based upon a belief in formal discipline. The purpose was to develop general powers. While arithmetic is doubtless as

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