Strange start to the day.
First was Kate Nowak noticing the hate Vi Hart routinely heaps on math teachers. As happens at 2:04 in the video below. Note especially her tone here.
Then the following comes across my desk (click on it to see the full size version).
The first line reads, “Statistics show that more students are coming from high school with weaker mathematical backgrounds than ever before.”
No citation. No argumentation. Just Statistics show.
I have replied with the following:
Wow. Gotta admit that first line is provocative.What evidence are you basing this claim upon?Thanks,Christopher Danielson