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Articles dated October 2017

Why Teach Algebra? Part Two

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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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It's not too late! Some 20th-anniversary venues still have tickets!

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by John
Sunday, 15 October, 2017
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Wednesday is Classical Conversations’ 20th-anniversary celebration at 10 regional locations around the country, and there are still a few family tickets left for some of the venues. The celebrations are already sold out in Colorado Springs, Grapevine, Texas, and...
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An Education that Challenges Culture

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The opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Classical Conversations and its leadership, staff, or communities. We are glad to provide a platform for discussion of ideas about classical Christian education in K...
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Why Teach Algebra? Part One

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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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