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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
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
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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At my home school, I hear the word community multiple times throughout the day, and it is something that we, as a community, talk about constantly. From my perspective, a community is a place where individuals feel comfortable being themselves … Continue reading
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
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!
I heard that often times while studying abroad you change and grow a lot as a person. But before studying abroad myself, I didn’t quite understand the extent of this statement. I assumed it meant that I would collect new … Continue reading
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.