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Why do so many math worksheets?

Submitted by Tiffani on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 13:31

I read this article this morning: 

Why Johnny Can't Add Without a Calculator


and I could not help but think that it does a better job at articulating the EdBoost philosophy than we often do.

From the kids we hear:

  • Why do I have to do so many worksheets?
  • What?  I finished my math homework and now you're giving me more?
  • Why can't we play games instead?

From teachers and afterschool programs, we hear: