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PARITY #2: Exploring Equivalency with Cups

(March 24, 2016)  The kids got right to the business at hand, no introductions necessary:  NIM.  They chose teams.  The experimented with strategies.  They changed their teams (multiple times).  After about six games, some strategy emerged.  “We should have taken two,” said S at one point. FLIPPING CUPS I gave each student 4 paper cups:  three upside-down and one right-side…

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