Tribulations of a modern childhood;Letter

Tes Editorial

YOUR readers might be interested in this quote from Teachers, a magazine sent to all teachers by the Department for Employment and Education.

"Top tip" for a mathematics lesson to primary age children was: "Give the children everyday (my italics) problems like splitting a restaurant bill or giving commission to a stereo salesperson to develop their written multiplication and division"

Aren't children growing up fast these days?

Martin Marsh

67 Hazell Way

Stoke Poges

Slough, Berks

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