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  •  i just mean it's unfortunate for people who (1+ / 0-)
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    struggle with them.  Like finance/econ for me--I can't get my head around it so it annoys me that it's necessary.  But it is.

    Also--I don't mean that language processing deficits don't manifest themselves in word problems--but I'd be cautious about looking there first since there are so many reasons that word problems can be difficult....

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      I'd be cautious about looking there first

      Absolutely.  And we didn't.  But there were other issues and a wider picture we were looking at.  I didn't mean to suggest that word problems were the sole issue.

      I'm not liberal. I'm actually just anti-evil, OK? - Elon James White

      by Satya1 on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 09:51:22 PM PST

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