To know God and to make Him known.

Articles by author: Cara McLauchlan

History, Government, and Economics, Oh My!

“As with government and economics, history helps students understand what it means to be human, and it informs their identity as a member of a particular history. Furthermore, it demands that they ask certain questions and make certain judgements” (Leigh Bortins, The...
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Math for Love

“Why do I teach math to students? I teach math so that students might love the Creator of math. But I also teach math so that I will love God and love my children more” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 127). The thing I love most about math is that I don’t have to...
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Wonderstruck by Science

The Conversation Monthly Wonderstruck by Science “Life is at its best is an adventure, a voyage of discovery. What could be more gratifying than to discover, describe and explain some basic principle that no human being has ever understood before? This is the stuff of...
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Growing Deep Roots for Speaking and Writing

The Conversation Monthly Growing Deep Roots for Speaking and Writing “Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that’s the whole art and joy of words.”--C. S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces (...
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The Deep Connection of Reading

“If we want them to become lifelong learners, we should encourage them to begin having conversations with the author” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 61). Even though my son is in high school and a full blown teenager, I still read to him every night at bedtime....
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