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Why Johnny can"t add

Morris Kline

Why Johnny can"t add

the failure of the new math / Morris Kline.

by Morris Kline

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography : p. 171-173.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23745441M

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    Get this from a library! Why Johnny can't add: the failure of the new math.. [Morris Kline] -- A refutation of the new math theory. Then I find this book, Why Johnny Can't Read, and wow! I was only skirting around the answer. This explains that the word method that kids learn now is giving them dyslexia and it tells you how. Rudolf Flesch talks about every problem my daughter has with reading and explains WHY she has these problems and it makes total sense!/5(89).

    why johnny cant read and what you can do about it This is the classic book on phonics – the method of teaching children to read. Using this book makes teaching to read easy for parents and fun for their children.5/5(41). And those are the two reasons why Johnny can't preach. He argues that the transition from language-based media to image-based and electronic media have had an effect on both preacher and hearer. He thus hearkens back to Neil Postman and 4/5.


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Out of 5 stars Why Johnny Can't Add Reviewed in the United States on Ma In this short book fromMorris Kline argues against the "new math" curriculum for the teaching of mathematics from elementary school through high school that arose in the late s, became pervasive in the s, and was still current in Cited by:   I n his famous book Why Johnny Can’t Add, mathematician Morris Kline gave an example of how this worked out in the classroom of the late s.

The teacher asks, “Why is 9 + 2 = 11?” [T]he students respond at once: “9 and 1 are 10 and 1 more is ” “Wrong,” the teacher exclaims. out of 5 stars Why Johnny Can't Add Reviewed in the United States on Ma In this short book fromMorris Kline argues against the "new math" curriculum for the teaching of mathematics from elementary school through high school that arose in the late s, became pervasive in the s, and was still current in /5(9).

Gosch's book is a powerful and damning indictment of the institutions that we're led to believe are there to help people like Noreen Gosch, but who, more often than not, worked to hinder Noreen's efforts and aid in the coverup of what happened to Johnny Gosch/5.

I used it with my ADD Hyperactive son. My spelling improved. He was reading at grade level before he went to second grade. When he had just tur was in seventh grade, he was tested and his reading level was freshman in college tenth month.

That's 7 years ahead. The only book I used to teach him reading was "Why Johnny Can't Read".5/5(5). Then I find this book, Why Johnny Can't Read, and wow.

I was only skirting around the answer. This explains that the word method that kids learn now is giving them dyslexia and it tells you how. Rudolf Flesch talks about every problem my daughter has with reading and explains WHY she has these problems and it makes total sense!Cited by: WHY JOHNNY CAN'T ADD: The Failure of the New Math.

adoption of the New Math has resulted in a generation of students who can define the commutative law but cannot add. Instead of advocating a return to memorization, the author believes that teaching based upon real situations and induction rather than the deductive New Math might result in.

The only reason I read this book is because my father was taught how to read from it (why this came about is a whole 'mother story).and I'm so glad I did. Flesch's impassioned writing had so much more verve and currency to modern language than one could ever expect out of a manual of English language and instruction, much less one written in /5.

out of 5 stars Why Johnny Can't Add Reviewed in the United States on Ma In this short book fromMorris Kline argues against the "new math" curriculum for the teaching of mathematics from elementary school through high school that arose in the late s, became pervasive in the s, and was still current in /5.

In the early s, Rudolf Flesch offered to tutor a boy who’d been held back in sixth grade because he couldn’t read. Flesch was horrified to.

Buy a cheap copy of Why Johnny Can't Add: The Failure of the book by Morris Kline. An analysis of new math classrooms and the failures that come along with them.

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Why Johnny Can't Add Up to Chapter 2 Preface. For many generations the United States maintained a rather fixed mathematics curriculum at the elementary and high school levels.

This curriculum, which we shall refer to as the traditional one, is still taught in fifty to sixty per cent of the American schools. The standard work on phonics, Why Johnny Can't Read opened a flood of criticism toward the popular ' look-and-say' method which has produced mixed results.

With eye-witness accounts by the author who spent time in classrooms where both methods were used, he documents the results from classrooms K, with astonishingly strong results for the phonics method of Format: Ebook.

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The standard work on phonics, Why Johnny Can't Read opened a flood of criticism toward the popular ' look-and-say' method which has produced mixed results.

With eye-witness accounts by the author who spent time in classrooms where both methods were used, he documents the results from classrooms K, with astonishingly strong results for the phonics method of 5/5(1).

Excerpt from a short story by Alan Dean Foster titled, "Why Johnny Can't Speed". This is from an anthology of science fiction short stories. Why Johnny Can't Lead: Come Home to the Foundations of Leadership; A Discovery to Last a Lifetime (Hardback or Cased Book) by Ray, Greg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Imagine yourself sitting in an elementary school ""New Math"" class.

You confidently raise your hand to answer the question ""How much is 3+5?"" Your answer, ""8,"" according to Morris Kline, would not be appreciated — the teacher is looking for ""3+5=5+3."" Dr. Kline criticizes this and other problems of the new math curricula, developed in response to the feared science gap of.

Why Johnny Can't Read—And What You Can Do About It is a book-length exposé on American reading education by Rudolf was an immediate bestseller for 37 weeks and became an educational cause celebre. ReferencesAuthor: Rudolf Flesch. Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

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A speech by author and homeschool pioneer Sam Blumeneld fromn Sam read the book "Why Johnny Can't Read" by Rudolph Flesch back in the early 's and dedicated the rest of his life teaching.