### Evolution of the Teaching of Math Since the 1950's

**Teaching Math In 1950s***A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?***Teaching Math In 1960s***A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100 His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?***Teaching Math In 1970s***A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?***Teaching Math In 1980s***A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.***Teaching Math In 1990s***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, and if you feel like crying, itâ€™s OK.)***Teaching Math In 2007***Un hachero vende una carretada de maderapara $100. El costo de la producciones es $80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho?*

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Hey Izzy...make sure you give a "hat tip" to Still Stacy as well...I found it there...

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