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Articles by author: Jonathan Bartlett

The Curious Case of the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula

Students often view mathematics as merely a collection of formulas they have to memorize, rather than ideas they need to understand. Because of this, students learning mathematics often miss some of the important connections between ideas within mathematics. Missing...
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Why Teach Algebra? Part Two

In part one of this article we examined what we are really teaching when we teach mathematics and why it is important. In part two we will explore why practical math alone is not enough.  Tricks Without Understanding Many of the people who argue against teaching...
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Why Teach Algebra? Part One

There has been a growing trend to say that Americans need less algebra education. In The Math Myth, Andrew Hacker argues that algebra and other upper-level high school mathematics like geometry and trigonometry are largely unnecessary for students and can even get in...
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Why You Should Teach Your Children Computer Programming

Computers are everywhere. In fact, today most people have multiple computers. Some people have a laptop, a desktop, a phone, and a tablet. That makes four general-purpose computers at their disposal. This doesn’t even count the special-purpose computers that exist in...
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How to Cut a Cake Using the Doctrine of Sin

by Jonathan
Monday, 02 November, 2015
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I have run into many people who are not interested in theology because they say it has no practical value. It is all a bunch of theory, but with no practical application. Theology, however, is one of the most practical subjects around, usable in nearly every situation...
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