Mathematics: Is God Silent? Classical Education Made Approachable


by
Leigh Bortins June 3, 2012


Presented at:
SCL Conference 2012

ABSTRACT:

Many classical programs are actually trivium curriculums. the quadrivium is still not very well understood. I would like to introduce a conversation about the philosophy of math as a Christian in the context of actual math problems taught to elementary-aged students. This talk uses simple math to exalt Christ.


TAGS:

Classical Education Mathematics Philosophy


Resources:

Leigh Bortins
Leigh is a nationally acclaimed educator, perhaps best known for her ability to demystify the fundamental tools of learning. As a teacher, author and commentator, Leigh is credited with helping to launch the "home-centered learning" education movement. After earning a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, Leigh worked in the aerospace industry before beginning her work as an educator. In teaching study skills for almost 20 years to children and adults, she has also written several books.


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