[FOM] inconsistency of P
pratt at cs.stanford.edu
Tue Oct 4 16:12:07 EDT 2011
On 10/4/2011 8:22 AM, Timothy Y. Chow wrote:
> As an aside, lying in calculus class is something we all do in one form or
> another so I don't think Nelson can be ethically faulted for doing so.
Some of us who don't routinely teach calculus would find it interesting
to hear from those who do as to which "lies" are the most helpful in
getting students up to speed on the subject. One could then judge which
ones are really necessary for good pedagogy, as opposed to being merely
unexamined conventional wisdom about the subject.
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