Jonas" books, &c.,) thus express their opinion on this subject: "It is generally the object, in textbooks on arithmetic, to give a sufficient number of problems, under each rule, to exemplify and illustrate the process, so that it may be fully understood... The Mount Vernon Arithmetic ... - Page vby Jacob Abbott, Charles Edward Abbott - 1846Full view - About this book
| Henry McMurtrie - Dictionaries - 1847 - 246 pages
...the object, in text books on arithmetic, to gtve a sufficient number of problems, under each rule, to **exemplify and illustrate the process, so that it may be fully understood by the pupil.** Hut experience in teaching arithmetic shows us that much more than this is required. It is not enough... | |
| Samuel Alsop - Algebra - 1848 - 318 pages
...the object, in textbooks on arithmetic, to give a sufficient number of problems, under each rule, to **exemplify and illustrate the process, so that it may...process, nor that he is simply able to perform it.** Ue must become thoroughly accustomed to the performance of it by means of long-continued, practice,... | |
| Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...by the pupil. Hut experience in teaching arithmetic shows us that much inoru ihau this la n-quirtHl. **It is not enough that the pupil understands an arithmetical process, nor that** h« is simply able to perform it. llu must becomo thoroughly accustomed to the jwrformanc* of it by... | |
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