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Higher-Order Thinking

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

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

Sample Puzzle

Two-Kids Problem

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?

Difficulty: 3/5

Keywords: probability, combinations