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Richard Hake

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R.L. Moore - Pioneer of Math Education Reform
Posted: Apr 15, 2013 5:38 PM
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Some subscribers to Math-Teach might be interested in a recent post
"R.L. Moore - Pioneer of Math Education Reform" [Hake (2013)]. The
abstract reads:

ABSTRACT: Contrary to the misrepresentation of the "Moore Method"
<http://bit.ly/LElQzB> by direct instructionist Wayne Bishop at
<http://bit.ly/qvnOIa>, I excerpt ten commentaries demonstrating that
the Moore Method is, in fact, (a) an example of "math education
reform ," and (b) taught by a "guide on the side." The commentators

1. Keith Devlin 1999) in "The Greatest Math Teacher Ever" part 1 at
<http://bit.ly/12GYCSR> and part 2 at <http://bit.ly/17pBWdu>.

2. Educational Achievement Foundation's (2006) "A Quick-Start Guide
to the Moore Method" at <http://bit.ly/ZvQZly>

3. Paul Halmos in "The Problem of Learning to Teach" (Halmos, Moise,
& Piranian, 1975) at <http://bit.ly/12BgyOP>.

4. F. Burton Jones (1977) in "The Moore method" at <http://bit.ly/17nyIaB>.

5. Albert C. Lewis (1999) in "Reform and Tradition in Mathematics
Education: The Example of R.L. Moore" at <http://bit.ly/YbjUoy>.

6. G. Edgar Parker (1992) "Getting More from Moore" at <http://bit.ly/YbmaMI>.

7. The MAA review of "The Moore Method: A Pathway to Learner-Centered
Instruction" [Coppin, Mahavier, May, & G.E. Parker (2009)] at

8. "Discovery Learning Project" at the University of Texas (2013) at

9. Lucille S. Whyburn (1970) "Student oriented teaching-The Moore
Method" at <http://bit.ly/YNS5X4>.

10. David Zitarelli (2004) in "The origin and early impact of the
Moore Method" at <http://bit.ly/149JYIJ>.

To access the complete 54 kB post please click on <http://yhoo.it/132baYU>.

Richard Hake, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Indiana University
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REFERENCES [URL shortened by <http://bit.ly/> and accessed on 14 April 2013.]

Hake, R.R. 2013. "R.L. Moore - Pioneer of Math Education Reform,"
online on the OPEN Net-Gold archives at <http://yhoo.it/132baYU>..
Post of 14 Apr 2013 15:57:26 -0700 to AERA-L and Net-Gold. The
abstract and link to the complete post were transmitted to several
discussion lists and are on my blog "Hake'sEdStuff" at
<http://bit.ly/XLLYE2> with a provision for comments.

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