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From: David Gray (davidleroygray@hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Jul 13 2004 - 10:36:08 EDT

  • Next message: Karen Garbenis: "Re: [Teacher-Talkmissinglink] missing link"

    I thought some of you might enjoy this story, especially those who participated in the filming of Missing Links four years ago.

    One day just a couple of months ago, I received a phone call from my 87 year old uncle who lives in Albuquerque. It seem quite strange to me to receive a phone call from him for he seldom calls. I did not surmise an emergency from his tone. Still, it was a strange time of day for him to call Ohio to talk to me. He had always called late in the passed to save money.

    "David, this is your uncle," he said in his calm but commanding voice he had used as a lawyer for so many years. "You’re......

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    .......on T.V!"

    I knew instantly what he must be watching, "MISSING LINKS".

    It was good to hear that "MISSING LINKS" was alive and well and that the "older" generation was finding is valuable, too.

    David Gray

     

    >From: Bones1027@aol.com
    >Reply-To: Discussion List for THE MISSING LINK <Teacher-Talkmissinglink@learner.org>
    >To: Teacher-Talkmissinglink@learner.org
    >Subject: Re: [Teacher-Talkmissinglink] missing link
    >Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 08:26:02 EDT
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    >Brenda:  As an old timer I would suggest not to worry about division,
    >especially anymore than two digit divisors.  Convince the administration that with
    >calculators that is best left to that age.  With the young ones, have you done
    >topology with the moebius curves?  That always intriques them?  Also, the base
    >two guesses of numbers.  I make believe that I was at Hogwarts with Harry
    >Potter.  When I guess the individaul number they each have in their heads, it
    >blows their minds.  They all want to learn it.  I use it as a reward if they do
    >their regular work.
    >
    >Steve
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