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Niwot Elementary's Odyssey of the Mind team goes to world competition

 

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"I was impressed with Colorado Odyssey, their leadership as well as OoTM as a whole just with the way that they were able to create a good experience for the kids even when everything changed," explained coach Heather Rutherford.

Much of what students learn in school is something called "crystalline knowledge," or knowledge that is based on memorization of previously learned facts. While some classes, like math, might teach some degree of problem solving--think back to those pesky train problems--students arguably do not have the opportunity to frequently exercise their problem-solving skills.

With this in mind, in 1978...



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