Eric Pandiscio

Pandiscio, EricEric Pandiscio

301 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5766


Associate Professor Mathematics Education


Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin. August 1994
M.A. The University of Texas at Austin. May 1991
A.B. Brown University. Economics. May 1985

Courses taught

  • Teaching Mathematics in Elementary School
  • Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School
  • Newer Practices in Mathematics Education
  • Implementing Curricular Change in High School Mathematics
  • Social and Philosophical Critique of Education and Democracy

Research & public service

  • Research in the learning of Geometry
  • Service in the design and implementation of the Professional Development Network

Representative publications

  • Pandiscio, Eric A. & Orton, Robert. Geometry and metacognition: an analysis of Piaget’s and van Hiele’s perspectives. Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics. In Press, scheduled for Fall, 1998 publication.
  • Pandiscio, Eric A. (1994). The justification of geometry in the American high school curriculum: an historical overview, 1930-1990. In Curriculum History, edited by Lynn Burlbaw. Society for the Study of Curriculum History. College Station, Texas.