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Games and Strategy

$250$485

Monday, January 27 – Friday, March 7, 2025

Monday, January 27 – Friday, March 7, 2025

Format

Fixed-Pace Course

Prerequisites

None

Credit

Middle

This course offers a unique blend of strategic thinking and playful exploration. Students delve into the world of games, both classic and modern, uncovering the hidden layers of strategy and decision-making. The course introduces core mathematical concepts in a fun and engaging way, demonstrating how logic and planning can influence success in games. Students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on activities and challenges, navigating game scenarios and exploring the thought processes behind winning strategies. This course fosters a deeper appreciation for strategic thinking and problem-solving, equipping students with valuable skills applicable not only to games but also to real-world situations.

Completion of this course requires regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with working microphone and webcam, as well as a reliable internet connection.

This Fixed-Paced course incorporates a blend of synchronous and asynchronous elements. Students and teacher meet live via zoom on a regular weekly schedule. In addition, students complete coursework including guided readings, interactive videos, text and video-based discussion threads, problem sets, individual and collaborative projects, and so on. While these activities are time-flexible, teachers sequence them with weekly deadlines to help students keep on track and encourage and support the development of productive time management skills.

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Subject Area

Division

Credit Type

Middle

Do you attend a CLI partner school?

Yes, No

Format

Fixed-Pace Course