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Does order matter?
When you get dressed in the morning, does it matter in which order you put on your pants and your shirt? What about your socks and your shoes? Which articles of clothing cannot be put on first? What about last? … Continue reading
Building Towers
The first half of today’s lesson consisted of building towers out of colorful blocks. It began with me building a tower and asking the girls some questions about the order in which the blocks could be placed. Could I have … Continue reading
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Out of the Mouths of Children
Did it ever happen to you that a child’s innocent suggestion opened up your eyes to a whole new way of doing something? A few days ago I experienced just the thing. The topic that light was shed upon is … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithms, arithmetic, binary search, class, learning from kids, logic
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