## Emily Dickinson/Explorer Elementary

## Math Challenge 2020-2021

Contact person for MC Program at Dickinson/Explorer:
Swati Das (Emily Dickinson) and Dinakar Nethi (Explorer) at mathchallenge@dickinsonptsa.org |

Math Challenge is designed to give elementary students opportunities to sharpen their mathematical problem-solving skills. There will be 15 sets of challenges every other week starting in late September and ending at the end of May.

Throughout the challenges, the program covers problem solving strategies such as draw a picture or model, make an organized list, look for a pattern, working backward, and guess and check.

We will keep track of your submissions. We give recognition to students who at least complete 12 sets of challenges. Please submit your solutions to each Math Challenge by the due date.

The program is completely free and no sign-up is necessary. This is a great 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.

Throughout the challenges, the program covers problem solving strategies such as draw a picture or model, make an organized list, look for a pattern, working backward, and guess and check.

We will keep track of your submissions. We give recognition to students who at least complete 12 sets of challenges. Please submit your solutions to each Math Challenge by the due date.

The program is completely free and no sign-up is necessary. This is a great 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.

## How to Participate

- Print the current Math Challenge Paper.
- Write your name, grade and teacher's name neatly on the top of each Math Challenge.
- Solve at least the minimum number of problems required for your grade.
- Due to school closure we can't receive Math Challenge paper in person so after your child completes a Math Challenge please submit the Math Challenge paper online. so your child receives credit for completing the math challenge.
- You can submit a Math Challenge paper here: mathchallenge@dickinsonptsa.org