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## Higher-Order Thinking

Aim Your Curriculum Correctly
We often answer the wrong question: “What’s in the curriculum?” While having a curriculum is important, you better make sure that curriculum serves the students. The question we should always return to is “What do my students need in order to thrive?”
A Road Map We Already Have
We don’t have to look far to answer this question. We were all given a road map when we ...

## Sample Problem

## Social Distancing Squared

Four benches are arranged in a square, and four people sitting on the benches have to maintain a 6-ft safe distance as they all slide along the benches. Where can they sit? Where can they not sit? This set of problems gives a fresh twist on min-max type problems involving Pythagorean Theorem expr...

Course(s): Geometry

**Difficulty:** 3/5

**Length:** long

**Topics:** Pythagorean Theorem

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## Two-Kids Problem

Let's say that when a child is born, the probability of it being a girl is 0.5.
Out of all the two-child families in the world, I have randomly selected one family that has a golden retriever named Waldo. One of the two children is a girl. What is the probability that the other one is a girl?