John Brahier

John Brahier
John Brahier is a theology teacher at Divine Child High School in Dearborn, Michigan. He has also taught math, and enjoys exploring opportunities for the faith to be infused throughout the high school experience.

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Writing Lesson Plans Anchored in Human Dignity

Posted by John Brahier on Mar 4, 2021 3:55:12 PM

During my second year of teaching, I had a very unique schedule. After my second-hour pre-calculus class, my sophomore theology students walked into the room for Church History. Given the sharp difference between the two classes and my personal interest in mathematician-theologians like René Descartes and Blaise Pascal, I began asking how I could make my math classroom a place for students to encounter the faith. Certainly this is the ideal. A math class, or any class, in a Catholic school ought to have a distinctive character, a formative dimension that transcends the intellectual component of education.

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Topics: human dignity, Office of Life and Human Dignity, educational resources

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