Why We Learn Mathematics

By |2019-05-16T12:58:00-05:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Education, Mathematics, Plato, Socrates|

When we learn math, we are using our mind alone, not our senses. Socrates calls it a study that “by nature leads to intellection”… It is a common occurrence: A math teacher stands at the front of the classroom, struggling to keep the student’s attention. One student is on the phone. Another stares straight ahead [...]