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    • Eva
    • 12.06.13 | 12:39 (IDT)

    When I attended high school, math was my favorite subject. We had a really bad teacher in the ninth and tenth grades, a doted old man who was so easily distracted by mischievous boys. Then I was able to enter the so called "realistic trend" which emphasized math and physics in the 11th and 12th grades and finally it was so gratifying to have a strict and competent math teacher (whom some students called the witch) that I really liked. Why assign the best math teachers to poor students who don't care to learn math anyway? The best teachers should be assigned to the best students - that's only fair.

    from the article: Wealthier Israeli high school students study more advanced math, study shows
    First published 11:16 12.06.13 | Last updated 11:16 12.06.13
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