On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Robert Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Nov 24, 2012, at 11:54 AM, Louis Talman <email@example.com> wrote: > > On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Robert Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Wrong. In fact, as the best kid in the class, I seldom got asked to the >> board. >> > > Your description of what happened to you is the epitome of "anecdotal". > > > Considering the way I wrote it, I can see how can say that. How about this > then. When I take into account all of my classes in school (a few dozen > spread over 6 different schools), not one involved a teacher that > predominately asked the brightest kids to the board. Haim has already > pointed out my real error and that was labeling what Stigler wrote as > "anecdotal" and I agree with him. What Stigler wrote wasn't based on > personal experience, it was made up. It was fiction thrown in to support > his hypothesis, and that was my real point. > > I'm not sure why you think that your own personal experience contradicts > Greeno's "usually". > > > Greeno's what?????? I have asked Greeno for a record of anything, many > times, and he has produced nothing, even though his site claims that MALEI > has been involved in this area for 30 years! For the past several years I > cast a very wide net. I looked at more math (and physics) curriculums, > involved myself in discussions with more teachers, and examined more test > results than I had ever planned on. Comparing my research to Clyde's lack > of any is rather foolish, is it not? > > Bob Hansen >
The *anecdotal* evidence you gave is research? Or even "REsearch"? Even as emended?
-- --Louis A. Talman Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences Metropolitan State College of Denver