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Response to eridani (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2013, 06:09 PM

10. Yeah, right, it's all the teacher's fault.

 

Well, no. What we have today is a LOT of age-inappropriate curriculum being crammed down kids' throats to guarantee they will fail.

This all has to do with child development. Many, many, many people aren't good at math as kids because they haven't yet developed the cognitive ability to think abstractly. They don't really get that until high school, if not later on.

Unfortunately, kids today are being taught in middle school and even elementary school concepts for which most CANNOT grasp. It's on purpose to make them fail.

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