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This Viral Math Problem Shows What American Schools Could Learn From Singapore
4/15/15 | Vox

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Miracle Math
Fall 2006 | Education Next

“A headache-inducing logic problem from Singapore’s Math Olympiad went viral this week, sparking online debates, a Twitter hashtag, and even a song that mimics the process of elimination that leads to the correct answer,” notes Libby Nelson in Vox. She goes on to explain how to solve the problem and to look more closely at how math is taught in Singapore. Nelson links to an article by Barry Garelick about Singapore Math that was published in Education Next.
—Education Next

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