Date: Jan 15, 2013 3:38 PM
Author: Louis Talman
Subject: Re: Update about "The community of mathematics educators: Join in<br> defending fun
On Tue, 15 Jan 2013 08:15:49 -0700, Robert Hansen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Jan 14, 2013, at 10:21 PM, Michael Paul Goldenberg
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Of course, honest critics of Boaler's work would admit that they don't
>> have their own experiments upon which to >>justify the grandfathered
>> methods of mathematics education they prefer.
> Oh, but I do. Of course, I am out "here" with decades of experience and
> going through hundreds and hundreds of resumes with decades of
> experience, while >"educationalists" can only suppose or fancy what
> education must be about or for.
> Bob Hansen
Real scientists know the difference between the words "experiment" and
"experience", and they do not suggest that it is possible to substitute
the latter for the former.
Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver