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Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Students learning math a new way

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They weren't like any math classes I had. That's a good thing.

In my math classes, when they called it "arithmetic," there was at least one kid the rest of us hated. When the teacher asked a question, this guy would raise his hand immediately with the answer.


Also, after my first day in algebra, I cried on the way home. I had never heard any of the vocabulary words my teacher was using. It seemed as if I had landed on another planet.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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