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Reconciling Math to Mankind

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Math—one of the most reviled “four-letter words” ever invented. In fact, I am surprised it made it through the editors into this article. However, this common revulsion need not be a common occurrence. Mathematics should be neither reprehensible nor detestable to any...
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Harness the Power of the Question

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Recently, I was pleased to attend Challenge A training at one of Classical Conversations’s summer Parent Practicums. One of the main goals for Challenge A is to harness the power of the question and, to that end, we learn to develop excellent questions which will spur...
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How We Study Nature Indoors

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Everyone in my home loves nature study. When it is warm and beautiful or even cold and snowy, we head outside to make observations, take photographs, and draw. However, during seasons of poor weather or poor health, we do not neglect our nature studies, but rather...
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Wrestling with the Question

What is the purpose of a question? Is it to come up with a correct answer or should there be something more? What if we used questions to stimulate more questions? What if our purpose for asking questions was to extend the curiosity of our students rather than just...
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You Don’t Need to Know How to Solve the Math Problem!!

For the past ten years, I have talked to families and even tutors who worry about teaching high school math because they do not know how to solve the problems. Interestingly, none of us seem to worry that we do not understand the questions. Last week in my Challenge II...
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