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Step 1 in Math Is Philosophy

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Math and philosophy are inextricably linked. Unfortunately, students would never be able to know this from reading most mathematics textbooks. Elementary and high school mathematics textbooks are all geared around specific tools for specific types of problems. This is...
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What Can Lost Tools of Writing Offer the IEW Writer?

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A dear friend of mine prefers Institute for Excellence in Writing’s Elegant Essay to CiRCE Institute’s Lost Tools of Writing (LTW) for high school students. “It teaches a mature essay, while LTW just gives a formula. It seems like a step backwards after Teaching...
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It’s All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worth

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read It’s All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worth by Kate Deddens One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may...
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The Best Question

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The Question Book Club – Five Ideas for What’s Next The Best Question by Cara McLauchlan   So what?” is the question my dad used to ask me after we had a long discussion. It was always presented as a half joke and half dare. For my dad, it was never enough just to...
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Lessons from The Meno for Challenge Parents and Tutors

A man once asked his teacher whether virtue could be taught. In the course of the conversation, not only did the man and his wise mentor discuss the topic of virtue, but a young slave boy, through the simple process of answering questions, stumbled upon the...
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