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Facing the impossible
Two weeks ago in class we followed up our previous lesson on parity with some logic puzzles. The middle groups (ages 67) were faced with the following task. They were each given 5 cups, facing down. Their challenge was to … Continue reading
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Tagged class, Golden Key Russian School, logic, odd numbers, parity, philosophical
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The Parity of Jumping
A friend of mine once told me a story of a revelation that he had when he was a little kid. His bed stood very close to his brother’s and he often liked jumping from one bed to the other. … Continue reading
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Tagged addition, arithmetic, class, fun math, Golden Key Russian School, parity, revelations
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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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