Author Archives: Budapest Education

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Program Administrator for Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education

Summer in Budapest

By Rachael Blackman – BSME Summer 2018 Sziasztok (Hello)! After 22 hours of traveling, I landed myself 9 hours into the future in the capital of Hungary to study the Hungarian approach to math education. The 2018 summer program called … Continue reading

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Reflections of Budapest

By Sophia Hui – Pomona College, California, 2017 Fall student at BSME As I am writing this, I am missing Budapest and considering to apply for a Fulbright that will take me back to that beautiful city after graduation. I … Continue reading

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Four lessons learned from a BSME Internship

By Cory Saunders, 2016 Spring student at BSM On Wednesday afternoons, my classmate Erin and I walked ten minutes to Derkovits School in Budapest, Hungary to host a math club for seventh graders. With the guidance of workshops led by … Continue reading

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Goodbye Fall 2016 Group!

Hope to see you again soon!

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Spring 2016 Highlights

2016 Spring was a great semester with a tearful goodbye. Some photo memories. Math Origami Workshop: Spherical Geometry workshop: Concept Building and Manipulatives class: Megan made a Tower of Hanoi crochet for the Concept Building and Manipulatives Class, that she also … Continue reading

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Goodbye First BSME Group

We celebrated the end of the first BSME semester with a party at Réka’s. We ate palacsinta, talked in Russian, and played Dixit. We hope to see everyone again!  

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At Pósa’s Math Camp

We spent a day at a Mathematics camp founded by Lajos Pósa. We observed whole class sessions, group activities, and a beautiful view of Budapest. We chatted with students in the break, and Nolan even joined them for a Bughouse Chess game.

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Spherical Geometry Workshop

István Lénárt from ELTE University conducted a Spherical Geometry Workshop for BSME students. Students were introduced to the basics of spherical geometry and its uses in education through using Lénárt Spheres, the educational tool invented by the professor himself. They … Continue reading

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An afternoon on Gender and Mathematics

Jessica Deshler from West Virginia University, who is currently a Fulbright Scholar at Central European University in Budapest, spent an exciting afternoon with BSME students last week offering a colloquium lecture and a workshop on Gender and Mathematics. The colloquium lecture introduced … Continue reading

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BSME students gave a highly successful talk at Varga Tamás Days on Mathematics Education

BSME students Zoe Peterson, Sean Farrell, Matthew Garvin, Nolan Winkler and Marcos Munoz (from left to right on the photo) gave a talk at Varga Tamás Days, Hungary’s most significant annual conference on Mathematics Education. They talked about The Educational Philosophy … Continue reading

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