Robert P. Moses
President and Founder, The Algebra Project, Inc.
Nominated By: Ronald S. Rochon
Bob Moses is the author of the Algebra Project-Transition Curriculum, which uses experiential learning drawn from the work of Dewey, Lewin, Piaget, Quine, and Kolb—and a five-step curricular process Moses innovated—to help middle school students make the conceptual shift from arithmetic to algebra and be prepared for algebra in the eighth grade, and thus a college preparatory math sequence in high school. These materials formed the backbone of Algebra Project teacher professional development and implementation throughout the USA during the 1990s, with a particular focus on the Southern U.S.Nominee Portfolio