Prof. Lynn Arthur Steen and reform mathematics

Dave Marain at MathNotations has conducted an online interview with Prof.
Steen, one of the principal architects of the original NCTM Standards
and one of the most highly respected voices in reform mathematics
today.

This is how Dave describes the interview:
His replies to my questions are thoughtful, honest and
provocative.

Regardless of whether one agrees or disagrees with Prof.
Steen's views, we need to open up this kind of dialog in order to end
the Math Wars and move on in the best interests of our children.


In this first part of the interview, prof. Steen talks about for example the incoherency of math standards in various states learning basic arithmetic facts.
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