That student is taught the best who is told the least.

Quote by R.L. Moore in 1966

Dana Ernst

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Father of two boys, husband, mathematician, cyclist, trail runner, rock climber, and coffee drinker. Columnist for MAA blog Math Ed Matters.
  • “You are welcome to take my course but you start with a C and can only go down from there.”

    Quote by R. L. Moore in response to a black student interested in his course.

  • Yes, it’s a shame that Moore said things like this, too.