Brain Games 5-6

Explore the fun and practical side of math with this game-themed course.

Students learn and play a variety of modern board games and card games to challenge and improve their quantitative and critical thinking skills. Examples include Khet, Carcassonne, and Splendor. Recurring themes include resource management, dealing with incomplete information, and testing hypotheses for achieving optimal outcomes.

As a final project, students plan and create their own original board game.

Summer 2019 Brain Games 5-6 Class Sections

Session Dates Location Time
Session I 6/17/2019 - 6/28/2019 Reston Afternoon
Session II 7/1/2019 - 7/12/2019 Alexandria Afternoon
Session III 7/15/2019 - 7/26/2019 Ashburn Morning
Session IV 7/29/2019 - 8/9/2019 Vienna Morning