Learning with Leonardo

“Leonardo da Vinci is a treat for homeschoolers: just like us, he had a multiplicity of interests, and those studying him are thus likely to spin off in any number of mind-building directions. Variously a painter, sculptor, inventor, mathematician, meteorologist, geologist, biologist, philosopher, and engineer – and a left-hander, who kept his voluminous journals in mirror-writing – Leonardo is both an enviable role model and the quintessential Renaissance man. He’s also just plain irresistible.”

In Learning with Leonardo Rebecca Rupp explores resources relating to the man widely considered to be perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. Continue reading her article from the July-August, 2005 issue of Home Education Magazine.

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One Response to Learning with Leonardo

  1. vicki on April 30, 2010 at 3:11 pm

    The open university does a FANTASTIC course on Leonardo, i found it really inspiring.. A FANTASTIC person, and someone I am sure i will be introducing to my daughter shortly 😀