MATH CHALLENGE 2021-2022
Download Math Challenge sheets from this location: Math in Action
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What is Math Challenge?
Math Challenge is a set of 15 challenges published approximately every two weeks and each set will present 10-18 problems ordered by level of difficulty.
The goal of Math Challenge is to enrich the school curriculum and to encourage different ways of problem-solving. This is a fantastic opportunity for families to be involved and enjoy math through fun and engaging math problems. We encourage parents and siblings to get involved in discussing and solving them.
Math Challenge is a PTSA sponsored program that is
Open to all students, grades K-5
Free to participate
Requires registration at the beginning of the year
Sign up will be open between (September 27- October 29)
Run by parent volunteers
The questions come from a team of parents at Math in Action. The guidelines will adhere to Math in Action, but implementation, schedule, and rules at Rosa Parks differ slightly.
Rules are subject to change during the year and will be shared through PUMA Info.
How do I sign up?
Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is closed
Please click here if you are considering donating!
What happens after signing up?
Refer to the MC schedule for dates on when the challenges and their solutions will be available.
When the Challenge is available to download, please print the latest challenge from Math in Action
Read the general instructions on the first page of Challenge 1, this will help set the tone and intent for all challenges for the year.
All Math Challenges are self-corrected this year.
Students will not need to turn in their completed Math Challenges at the school. Parents/guardians are encouraged to check their student’s answers and submit the number of correct answers via this Rosa Parks online form so we can track their success.
Please follow Puma Info for further updates on Math Challenge.
Points will be assigned for every eligible solution. We keep track of points to award a certificate at the end of the year.
How do I earn a certificate?
We will be awarding 1 point per eligible Math Challenge. These points will add up toward
To earn a point, students must
Attempt a minimum number of required questions for their grade (listed on every challenge – e.g., Kindergartners may only need to attempt a minimum of 4 out of 15 questions)
Have at least 50% of attempted questions accurate
Participants who earn points minimum of 5 during the school year will be awarded a certificate at the end of the year.
Who do I contact with questions and feedback?
Please write to Vandana and Priya at email@example.com
MATH CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11 2021
A national tournament focusing on math fundamentals and problem-solving skills open to students in Grades 2-6 This year the tournament will be held online. Review Full Tournament Details on Ellipsis Academy
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Register by Monday Nov 29th (3-digit code for Rosa Parks Elementary: 227). Registration Fee is $20/student.
Receive an email containing test link, access code, etc. on Dec 7th. Add @EllipsisAcademy to your contact list to ensure that this email doesn't go to your spam folder.
Tournament Date is Saturday, December 11th. Registered students can start the test anytime between 10am-5pm PST. Once students have started the test, they have one hour to complete the test in one sitting.
An email containing the link to the certificate along with the test results will be sent on Dec 13th.
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