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Octavio’s Homeschooling Program Year 3

Hello:‎
After three weeks of vacation we are ready for a third year of Homeschooling starting in June ‎‎27th 2009. ‎
This third school program is pretty much a continuation of the second year, but we will introduce ‎two new signatures: Composition and English Spelling.‎
PROGRAM – THIRD SCHOOL YEAR – GRAMMAR STAGE: ‎
Reading Aloud (Daily 2 Hours [...]

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Quienes creían que la tierra era plana?‎

Frecuentemente se ha acusado a los cristianos que en un tiempo creímos que la tierra era ‎plana. La Biblia no enseña tal cosa, de hecho claramente enseña que la tierra no es plana ‎‎(Isaías 40:22; Job 26:10)‎
La creencia de que la tierra es plana fue bastante común en la antigua Grecia antes del ‎‎500 [...]

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‎10 Things you need to know about The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Ten things you need to know about the substance of the CRC:
1)Parents would no longer be able to administer reasonable spankings to their children.
2)A murderer aged 17 years and 11 months and 29 days at the time of his crime could no longer be sentenced to life in prison.
3)Children would have the ability to choose [...]

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Thank you for coming in Logic Contest Time.‎

Riddles, Logic Puzzles, Study of Fallacious Arguments are all tools that help to exercise ‎the mind and raise the level of thinking.‎
My hope is that the previous questions motivate you to investigate and study logic; if you ‎are a homeschooler, motivate you to introduce the study of Logic in your program.‎
Personally, I highly recommend to [...]

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Logic Contest, Question 10‎

English (A continuación texto en español)‎
We continue in the Island of Knights and Knaves
Question 10 ‎(The Grand Prize Problem)‎:‎
Suppose we want to know whether or not Octavio is a Christian. We meet Octavio and ask him ‎if he is a Christian. He answers you, “If I am a knight, then I am a [...]

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Logic Contest, Question 9‎

English (A continuación texto en español)‎
Back to the Island of Knights and Knaves
Question 9:‎
One day Perla runs into Hans and Nathaniel. Nathaniel says to Perla, “Both of us are knights.” ‎She then asks Hans, “Is that really true?” Hans answers Perla with either ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ and Perla ‎immediately knew what each [...]

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Logic Contest, Extra Question

English (A continuación texto en español)‎
Once upon a time there was a Kingdom.

In the Kingdom, one of the buffoons wants to be a King’s counselor, and he asked the King to ‎allow him to become a counselor. The King answers him that to become a counselor he must ‎first solve a riddle. The Riddle [...]

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Logic Contest, Question 8‎

English (A continuación texto en español)‎
We will leave the island for a moment,.

Question 8:‎
‎“Three children want to go out side and play in the rain but their mother will not let them unless ‎they can solve a puzzle. ‎
She brings out a box with 2 red hats and 3 white hats and shows the children. [...]

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Logic Contest, Question 7‎

English (A continuación texto en español)‎
Question 7:‎
You know that the island of knights and knaves had a chief. You also know the chief is either ‎Hans or Nathaniel. Nathaniel says to you, “Hans is the chief, and he is a knave!” Hans replies, ‎‎“Nathaniel is not the chief, but he is [...]

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Logic Contest, Question 6‎

English (A continuación texto en español)‎
Question 6:‎
You come across two inhabitants of the island (same island previous questions), Nathaniel and ‎Hans. You asked each of them whether the other was a knight, and they both gave you a ‘yes’ or ‎‎‘no’ answer. ‎
If they both answered ‘yes’, then what can you say about [...]

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