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Re: Chicago


Congrats on your son's graduation.  You & Linda must be very proud!

On 2/8/08, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
>
> Maria Montessori believed--in spite of a lot of silliness like the pink
> tower--in teaching children the underlying principles of science, not
> the rote mechanics involved in calculations and such. There must be a
> million manuals, including the Euclid's logarithmic tables, that will
> tell any person able to read how to find a number's square root.
>
>
> On Feb 8, 2008, at 1:26 PM, Bonnie Holmes wrote:
>
> > My daughter attended a Montessori school and learned how to do that in
> > her
> > elementary program.  She ended up with excellent math skills.
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Date: 2/8/2008 1:15:42 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Chicago
> >>
> >> In the age of solar-powered calculators, they still teach long
> >> division? I nearly fell off my chair when Ms Fatma told me she needed
> >> to be able to find a number's square root--and her test was for
> >> primary
> >> grades [K-3].
> >>
> >>
> >> On Feb 8, 2008, at 1:04 PM, David Franzman wrote:
> >>
> >>> Will do Jesse and thanks.  We're just really looking forward to
> >>> seeing
> >>> him again.  He's a good kid.
> >>>
> >>> Next he goes to S.C. for 18 months and since Linda and I have never
> >>> been
> >>> and would love to visit we'll be dropping in on Andrea and her dogs.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Ok, tomorrow I have the big teacher test we have to take here called
> >>> the
> >>> CBest Test. Wish me luck. Does anybody know how to do long division?
> >>> I've forgotten.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> DF
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message ----
> >>> From: Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net>
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Sent: Friday, February 8, 2008 6:56:24 AM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Chicago
> >>>
> >>> And tissue...don't forget the tissues.  That graduation is pretty
> >>> emotional for the parental units.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net> wrote:
> >>>   Hey folks
> >>>
> >>> We could use some guidance here. Next week we're travelling to
> >>> Chicago
> >>> to watch my son graduate from basic training and since the only time
> >>> I
> >>> have visited that city was when I was going somewhere else I'm
> >>> looking
> >>> for a few suggestions that Linda, Jason and I would enjoy visiting.
> >>> I'm
> >>> sure there isn't much in the garden line this time of year but that
> >>> wouldn't make Linda and Jason overly happy anyway. So, for you folks
> >>> that know the windy city and can make some restaurant suggestions
> >>> that
> >>> would be great.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks guys
> >>>
> >>> DF
> >>>
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Sunset Zone 25
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • References:
    • Re: Chicago
      • From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
    • Re: Chicago
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>

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