The Regents Podcast: Practical and Service Applications of Math

The Regents Podcast is aimed to think about and equip how we practice that which is true, good, and beautiful in a 21st century context. The podcast gives Regents School of Austin a format to share with our community and beyond the amazing stories happening on our campus, and help equip parents shepherding their children’s hearts.

I was recently a guest on the podcast, along with four students from my AP Statistics class. We were invited to discuss their service-learning project in which they parter with a local homeless ministry for survey research and evaluating organizational effectiveness. You can listen to the podcast here. 

Podcast summary:

Dr. Josh Wilkerson and a group of four AP Statistics Students (Cade Morris, Caroline Hooten, Lucy Gifford, and Chris Kuhlman) talk about their class survey/data analysis project with Mobile Loaves and Fishes and how they were impacted by the residents at the Community First! Village.

Note: this conversation was recorded last Spring and the Junior students who were involved are now Seniors!

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The Regents Podcast: Cultivating Affections for Math

The Regents Podcast is aimed to think about and equip how we practice that which is true, good, and beautiful in a 21st century context. The podcast gives Regents School of Austin a format to share with our community and beyond the amazing stories happening on our campus, and help equip parents shepherding their children’s hearts.

I was recently a guest on the podcast, invited to speak about the Regents math program. You can listen to the podcast here.

Podcast summary:

Dr. Josh Wilkerson, author of the God & Math blog, explains what it means to “think Christianly” about math. Along the way, he discusses how to pursue the true, good, and beautiful in a math education and how to deal with the phrase: “I am just not a math person.”

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Blue Collar Mathematics

Thanks to Jacob Mohler for sharing this video with me. This call to embody mathematics comes from Satyan Devadoss, Fletcher Jones Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of San Diego. The video is from the 2018 Culture Care Summit, where the Fuller Theological Seminary Brehm Center director Mako Fujimura hosted a conversation on culture care in education, journalism, and more. Learn more about the Brehm Center here: www.brehmcenter.com.