Concepts of Modern Mathematics
Some years ago, "new math" took the country's classrooms by storm. Based on the abstract, general style of mathematical exposition favored by research mathematicians, its goal was to teach students not just to manipulate numbers and formulas, but to grasp the underlying mathematical concepts. The result, at least at first, was a great deal of confusion among teachers, students, and parents. Since then, the negative aspects of "new math" have been eliminated and its positive elements assimilated into classroom instruction.
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The book is well written and the explanations are well crafted. I found the beginning to be a little slow, and by the end it peters out as he attempts to cover more material than he really has space ... Read full review