Koshy: Math, Fuzzy Math, and Reform Math
Elementary school math teachers must have a love of math and demonstrate it as a rewarding experience in the classroom. Current math preparation must be revamped substantially with more skills, facts, and knowledge. Math is a cumulative subject; it is a language with its own vocabulary and unambiguous rules.
Our teachers may know a lot about the theories of teaching, but they too often demonstrate inadequate knowledge of subject matter.