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Articles tagged James Nickel

What If the Art Teacher Taught Math?

by Courtney
Monday, 01 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
My thirteen-year-old daughter is in Challenge B this year, and she is preparing for Mock Trial, so we took a field trip, along with several moms and teenagers, to visit a courthouse and watch a real trial. As we waited for the trial to begin, the sheriff talked with...
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You Are Math in Motion

If I asked you, “Do you like math?” would you answer that you dislike it? Would you complain that you “never use it in real life”? Would you claim that you are not a “math person”? If you would answer in those ways, consider a follow-up question: “Do you like music...
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A Classical Conversation at Parent Practicum: Discovering Mandala

Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance...poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music. -Ezra Pound, ABC of Reading I recently attended a Parent Practicum where I had the opportunity to listen to a wonderful conversation. The...
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Echoing in Celebration with the Handiwork of God

by Kate
Monday, 06 February, 2012
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
A Book Review of James Nickel's Mathematics: Is God Silent?    Mathematics: Is God Silent? is an investigation into the history and nature of mathematics, as well as an extensive study of the question of its ultimate source—that which gives mathematics all its meaning...
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