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Jan 31

Week 2 Puzzle & take-aways from first practice


Edited: Feb 4

Well done on your first coaching session. We were impressed! How did it go for you? Is there anything we could have done to better help you get started? I can think of a few things: pencils and white board pens, for a start : ).


Next week, remember to get your children set up as teams, facing each other. Mix them up from this week's order perhaps - finding a way to get them really working with each other starts with how you seat them.


We find that setting the task up as a contest often helps focus their attention. Don't forget to keep time and leave about 20 minutes for discussion at the end. Next week's puzzle is called Royal Mangoes. Here's the link, you'll need to sign in to access it. Email me at info@mathsteams.org if you have any trouble. Only current coaches have access to puzzles.



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