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Last updated 12/20/2018 at 7:29pm
By admission, traditional math has never been my strong point
I blame it all on the latest and greatest new-fangled educational notion from the 1960s —“New Math.”
This, I swear, sent me spiraling into some calculational black hole. It made passing eighth-grade arithmetic stretch into summer school 1967 and freshman algebra do the same in 1968.
And later, there came the need, and struggle of course, to pass a “math equivalency” exam in order to receive a teaching certificate from Eastern Washington University.
In someone’s mind, knowing those critical skills — adding, subtrac...