As human beings, our social selves are shaped by human culture. The language we speak, the monetary currency we use, the movies we watch; the examples

## Abacus and Algorithm: A History of Math

## Abacus and Algorithm: A History of Math

We often teach mathematics as if it were ahistorical, as if all mathematical insights - from the concept of zero to theories of infinite sets - were

## Euclid on Playing with Math Manipulatives

## Euclid on Playing with Math Manipulatives

Imagine the following scene: A three year old child (let’s call her Susie) is playing with blocks of varying lengths on the floor. She carefully

## Alasdair MacIntyre on Improving Math Education

## Alasdair MacIntyre on Improving Math Education

Alasdair MacIntyre is one of the most celebrated contemporary philosophers. His 1981 book After Virtue is widely seen as having launched a renewed

## The Lost Tools of Math: Recovering Math in a Classical Education [Article]

## The Lost Tools of Math: Recovering Math in a Classical Education [Article]

When it comes to classical education, mathematics is often the Cinderella sister: she lives in the home along with her sisters Literature, Language