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Math Circle: A Matter of Perspective (Eye of Horus 5)

A Matter of Perspective (Eye of Horus 5) (October 15, 2013) Students arrived to see 7 arrays of blocks on the table, with the following numbers of blocks in the piles respectively:  1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and 64.  Well, that was the numbers from one side of the table.  When we looked at the arrays from the other…

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Odyssey Blog: Gaining Perspective Through Conflict

We delved into problems this week that were rife with conflict and perfect for discussions about effective communication and better group dynamics. It is not always easy to talk about our feelings when we are upset and the young people this week really spoke honestly about the conflicts they were experiencing and offered many possible resolutions.