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Four colors or more?
When you find your students working during break time on a problem that was the topic of a lesson three weeks prior, you know that something has gone right and your heart is filled with joy and excitement. What they … Continue reading
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Tagged 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4 color theorem, coloring, drawing, graph theory, Main Line Classical Academy, proof
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How to Draw It
This week’s lesson with Katie and Varya started off with some drawing exercises. I would show them a figure and they had to draw it without lifting the pencil from the paper and without going over any line twice. The … Continue reading
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Tagged 5 years old, drawing, fun math, graph theory, lesson, parity
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Kids can have the same revelation multiple times!
Yesterday Katie wanted the dolls to have another ball (in general, we decided that the balls were going to happen once a week, but yesterday was going to be an exception). While I was eating dinner, Katie took her dolls … Continue reading
Graph Theory With Dolls
Katie really likes playing with dolls. Actually, she will ‘role play’ with all types of objects (I’ve seen her even do it with pencils!) but barbie sized dolls are by far her favorite. Recently she has been complaining that she … Continue reading
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Tagged #tmwyk, 4 years old, amusing discussion, dolls, graph theory, math play
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