Education: A Debate over Dumbing Down

Textbooks, using formulas for simplicity, produce perplexity

Tap, tap, tap. See me work. I make I good things. See the red ones. See the blue ones. See the yellow ones. No, no, no. I do not want red ones. I do not want blue ones. I want green ones."

Question: What article is being manufactured in the above passage? Too hard? Try these selections, then. What stage of a frog's development is being described in the following excerpt: "A new frog is like a fish. He must stay in the water. You may have seen a...

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