three R's


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three R's

pl.n.
Reading, writing, and arithmetic, considered as the fundamentals of elementary education.

[From the phrase reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic, alteration of reading, writing, and arithmetic.]

three R's


n.pl.
1. reading, writing, and arithmetic, regarded as the fundamentals of education.
2. the basic skills of any field.
[1820–30; based on the facetious sp. reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic]

three R's

Reading, writing, and arithmetic, considered as the basic elements of education.
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You shall teach me, and when I am a woman we will set up a school where nothing but the three R's shall be taught, and all the children live on oatmeal, and the girls have waists a yard round," said Rose, with a sudden saucy smile dimpling her cheeks.
I don't think you have read ten pages of Spencer, but there have been critics, assumably more intelligent than you, who have read no more than you of Spencer, who publicly challenged his followers to adduce one single idea from all his writings - from Herbert Spencer's writings, the man who has impressed the stamp of his genius over the whole field of scientific research and modern thought; the father of psychology; the man who revolutionized pedagogy, so that to-day the child of the French peasant is taught the three R's according to principles laid down by him.
Most of them were clever, drunken critters who taught the children the three R's when they were sober, and lambasted them when they wasn't.
He referred to his style of parenting as the three R's.
BSB children set up an Eco-Stall to educate and promote sustainability and the three R's of the environment: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
For Aetna, one factor that could throw off 2016 earnings projections is a spike in medical costs, and another is "low visibility at this juncture of the year into our ability to achieve our margin improvement goals in our ACA-compliant products, particularly the uncertainty related to three R's accruals," said Shawn Guertin, Aetna's chief financial officer.
The three R's in the name of the initiative stand for recruitment, retention and recognition of employees.
Maybe, for example, decisions about exchange plan enrollment reporting standards could affect the sustainability of the PPACA three R's risk-management programs: the reinsurance, risk corridors and risk-adjustment programs.
Primary education is the most important of all and it concerns me greatly that those in charge of it seemingly place higher importance on politically correct social engineering as opposed to the three R's.
This workshop is in line with Tadweer's priority to develop and implement awareness programs that highlight the three R's of waste management.
CLINTON -- Education may come down to the three R's, but it also comes down to dollars and cents.
Importantly, this exemption slightly increases the percentage reduction that other mandatory programs will face, including two of the three R's intended to protect insurers against adverse selection in the health exchanges--risk adjustment and reinsurance payments.

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