Evolution of Teaching Mathematics

Teaching Maths In 1970
A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.
His cost of production is 4/5 of the price.
What is his profit?
 
Teaching Maths In 1980
A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.
His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80.
What is his profit?
 
Teaching Maths In 1990
A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.
His cost of production is $80.
Did he make a profit?
 
Teaching Maths In 2000
A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.
His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20.
Your assignment: Underline the number 20.
 
Teaching Maths In 2008

A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and
inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the
preservation of our woodlands.
He does this so he can make a profit of $20.
What do you think of this way of making a living?
Topic for class participation after answering the question: How did the
birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are
no wrong answers.)
 
Teaching Maths 2018
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2 responses to “Evolution of Teaching Mathematics

  1. lockedgroove

    we are so screwed!

  2. Calculators are the answer. Calculators and Lobster; the answer to all our probs.

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