Dr. Karlson is right in this, as in so many things.
Fighting over whose language to use seems silly.
Of course, maybe I just say that because I teach at a preternaturally expensive private school.....But acquiring a real facility with signals, and learning
how to fit in, and how to think and solve problems, EVEN IF THE PROBLEMS ARE MADE-UP AND ARE REALLY JUST ENTRY BARRIERS....It's valuable.
Education is the lubricant for social intercourse. There, I said it.